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Table 3 Association between leisure physical activity and long duration troublesome neck pain in cohort Ia

From: The impact of work related physical activity and leisure physical activity on the risk and prognosis of neck pain – a population based cohort study on workers

  Both sexes OR (95 % CI) Men OR (95 % CI) Women OR (95 % CI)
Leisure physical activity Cases/non- cases Crude Adjustedb Cases/non-cases Crude Adjustedc Cases/non-cases Crude Adjustedd
Sedentary (reference category) 37/534 1 1 19/341 1 1 18/193 1 1
Moderate 66/1802 0.5 (0.3–0.8) 0.7 (0.4–1.0) 37/1024 0.6 (0.4–1.1) 0.8 (0.4–1.6) 29/778 0.4 (0.2–0.7) 0.5 (0.2–1.0)
Moderate regular or high regular 69/2131 0.5 (0.3–0.7) 0.6 (0.4–0.9) 34/1317 0.5 (0.3–0.8) 0.6 (0.3–1.2) 35/814 0.5 (0.3–0.8) 0.6 (0.3–1.1)
  1. Association in cohort I (risk cohort), presented with odds ratios (ORs) and 95 % confidence intervals (95 % CI)
  2. a Cohort I: Risk cohort including individuals with no neck pain at baseline
  3. bAdjusted for age, alcohol consumption, immigration status, work above shoulder level, work under knee level and computer work
  4. cAdjusted for age, smoking, immigrant status, psychological distress, working with arms above shoulder level, work underneath knee level and computer work
  5. dAdjusted for age, alcohol consumption, smoking, individual disposable income, immigrant status, work underneath knee level and computer work