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Table 4 Cross-sectional associations between leisure time exercise and physical exertion, and vertebral fracture

From: A cross-sectional and 6-year follow-up study of associations between leisure time physical activity and vertebral fracture in adults

Exercise and physical exertion Vertebral fractures (n) Unadjusted OR 95% CI Adjusted for age OR 95% CI Multiple adjusted ORa 95% CI
Female (n = 1030)
 Physical activity level
  Low 15 Reference   Reference   Reference  
  Moderate 71 0.95 0.53–1.70 1.09 0.60–1.99 1.13 0.59–2.13
  High 12 1.01 0.45–2.24 1.36 0.60–3.10 1.44 0.61–3.42
 Physical activity: linear trend   1.00 0.67–1.50 1.16 0.76–1.76 1.20 0.77–1.85
 Duration
  0–29 min. 22 Reference   Reference   Reference  
  30–60 min. 57 0.69 0.41–1.16 0.76 0.45–1.30 0.79 0.45–1.38
  > 60 min. 19 0.71 0.37–1.37 0.78 0.41–1.52 0.78 0.39–1.58
 Intensity
  Low 68 Reference      
  Mod./high 30 0.53 0.34–0.83 0.75 0.47–1.21 0.82 0.50–1.35
 Frequency
  < Once a week 8 Reference   Reference   Reference  
  Once a week 20 1.24 0.53–2.91 1.05 0.44–2.51 1.17 0.47–2.90
  2–3 times/week 48 1.27 0.58–2.76 1.08 0.49–2.39 1.07 0.47–2.43
  Every day 22 1.22 0.52–2.84 1.03 0.43–2.42 1.01 0.41–2.49
 Age (years)     1.08 1.05–1.10 1.04 1.00–1.07
 BMD left hip (100 g/cm2)       0.97 0.95–0.99
 Osteoporosis current/previous       3.94 1.54–10.09
Male (n = 874)
 Physical activity level
  Low 13 Reference   Reference   Reference  
  Moderate 72 1.60 0.86–2.99 1.62 0.87–3.03 1.74 0.91–3.35
  High 27 1.43 0.71–2.88 1.47 0.73–2.98 1.64 0.78–3.41
 Physical activity: linear trend   1.13 0.83–1.55 1.15 0.84–1.58 1.20 0.86–1.67
 Duration
  0–29 min. 23 Reference   Reference   Reference  
  30–60 min. 63 0.94 0.56-1.57 1.00 0.60–1.68 1.09 0.63–1.88
  > 60 min. 26 0.80 0.44–1.46 0.86 0.47–1.58 0.91 0.49–1.72
 Intensity
  Low 51 Reference   Reference   Reference  
  Mod./high 61 1.07 0.72–1.60 1.27 0.84–1.92 1.38 0.90–2.12
 Frequency
  < Once a week 15 Reference   Reference   Reference  
  Once a week 30 1.44 0.75-2.79 1.41 0.73–2.75 1.31 0.66–2.59
  2–3 times/week 46 1.28 0.69-2.37 1.19 0.64–2.21 1.24 0.66–2.35
  Every day 21 1.42 0.70–2.88 1.16 0.56–2.38 1.24 0.59–2.60
 Age (years)     1.04 1.02–1.07 1.04 1.01–1.06
 BMD left hip (100 g/cm2)       0.96 0.95–0.98
 Osteoporosis current/previous       4.44 0.73–27.07
  1. aAdjusted for age, height, weight, smoking, osteoporosis, osteoporosis medication, left hip total BMD, and use of hormones (women only)