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Table 2 Associations between sociodemographic variables and meeting physical activity recommendations

From: Psychological, social, and environmental factors to meeting physical activity recommendations among Japanese adults

  Meeting physical activity recommendations
  Men (n = 962) Women (n = 970)
  % unadjusted
OR
(95% CI) % unadjusted
OR
(95% CI)
Total 31.6    24.9   
Age       
   20–29 30.7 1.00 (ref) 22.1 1.00 (ref)
   30–39 30.6 0.99 (0.65–1.53) 18.9 0.82 (0.50–1.35)
   40–49 30.5 0.99 (0.64–1.52) 25.5 1.21 (0.76–1.93)
   ≥50 33.2 1.12 (0.77–1.63) 29.1 1.45 (0.97–2.17)
Marital status       
   Married 32.5 1.00 (ref) 27.0 1.00 (ref)
   Unmarried 30.1 0.89 (0.67–1.18) 19.5 0.65 (0.46–0.92)
Educational status       
   ≤ high school graduate 34.2 1.00 (ref) 21.6 1.00 (ref)
   2 years of college 40.8 1.33 (0.85–2.07) 28.5 1.45 (1.01–2.08)
   ≥ college graduate 28.7 0.77 (0.56–1.07) 24.1 1.15 (0.79–1.68)
Employment status       
   Employed 30.6 1.00 (ref) 23.6 1.00 (ref)
   Not employed 36.6 1.31 (0.92–1.87) 26.4 1.16 (0.87–1.55)
Household income       
   < 3,000,000 yen 33.3 1.00 (ref) 21.9 1.00 (ref)
   3,000,000–yen 29.7 0.84 (0.55–1.29) 21.1 0.96 (0.59–1.54)
   5,000,000–yen 30.3 0.87 (0.55–1.37) 28.2 1.40 (0.86–2.28)
   7,000,000–yen 34.2 1.04 (0.66–1.62) 23.4 1.09 (0.67–1.78)
   10,000,000–yen 29.7 0.93 (0.56–1.54) 28.6 1.83 (1.09–3.06)
  1. Study conducted by Internet research service organization, Tokyo, Japan, in February 2008.
  2. % = the prevalence of meeting physical activity recommendation
  3. *p < .05