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Table 5 Associations between sex, age groups, diagnosis, and sitting time with dependent variable physical activity with being “physically inactive” as predicted probability in univariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis (n = 90)

From: Self-reported physical activity in people with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease in Norway

VariablesUnivariateMultivariable
ORa (95% CI)p valueORa (95% CI)p value
Age groups (in years)
  ≤ 201 1 
 21–401.12 (0.09–14.20)0.9272.13 (0.10–46.62)0.630
 41–601.62 (0.14–19.07)0.7033.26 (0.17–63.41)0.435
  > 601.75 (0.13–23.70)0.6742.54 (0.12–56.06)0.555
Sex
 Female1 1 
 Male0.81 (0.35–1.87)0.6220.67 (0.24–1.87)0.442
Place of living
  < 10,000 population1 
  ≥ 10,000 population0.71 (0.30–1.67)0.434  
Civil status
 Married1 
 Not married0.84 (0.34–2.08)0.705  
Education
 Primary to upper secondary school1 
 College or >  13 years education1.92 (0.81–4.56)0.137  
Employment
 Yes1 
 Retired2.04 (0.64–6.48)0.225  
Diagnosis
 CMT1 1 
 LGMD2.03 (0.87–4.75)0.1022.03 (0.78–5.30)0.147
Sitting time (in hour)
  ≥ 11 h1 1 
 8 to less than 11 h0.24 (0.07–0.88)0.032*0.24 (0.06–0.95)0.042*
 5 to less than 8 h0.09 (0.02–0.36)0.001*0.08 (0.02–0.35)0.001*
  < 5 h0.14 (0.04–0.52)0.004*0.14 (0.03–0.54)0.005*
  1. CMT Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, LGMD Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy.
  2. a Odds ratio (OR) predicted probability is of membership for physically inactive
  3. * Significant at p < 0.05