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Table 2 Association between overweight and obesity with pedometer-determined steps/day and parent-reported television watching on a typical school day, Canadian boys and girls 5-19 years

From: Canadian children's and youth's pedometer-determined steps/day, parent-reported TV watching time, and overweight/obesity: The CANPLAY Surveillance Study

   Average daily steps (weekly) Average daily steps (weekday)
   N = 7495 N = 7484
   Overweight/obese Overweight Obese Overweight/obese Overweight Obese
   28% 17% 11% 28% 17% 11%
  % AOR* (95% CI) AOR*(95% CI) AOR* (95% CI) AOR* (95% CI) AOR*(95% CI) AOR* (95% CI)
Male (referent) 51 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.0 1.0 1.0
Female 49 0.66 (0.57, 0.76) 0.62 (0.53, 0.74) 0.77 (0.63, 0.94) 0.66 (0.57, 0.75) 0.62 (0.53, 0.74) 0.76 (0.62, 0.93)
5-9 years (referent) 33 1.00 1.00    1.0 1.0
10-13 years 29 0.56 (0.47, 0.65) 0.95 (0.78, 1.15) 0.25 (0.19, 0.31) 0.56 (0.48, 0.65) 0.95 (0.79, 1.15) 0.25 (0.20, 0.32)
14-19 years 38 0.29 (0.24, 0.35) 0.52 (0.43, 0.65) 0.12 (0.09, 0.16) 0.29 (0.24, 0.35) 0.53 (0.43, 0.65) 0.12 (0.09, 0.16)
< Secondary (referent) 8 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.0 1.0 1.0
Secondary 22 0.96 (0.72, 1.29) 1.07 (0.74, 1.54) 0.85 (0.57, 1.22) 0.98 (0.73, 1.31) 1.08 (0.74, 1.56) 0.86 (0.58, 1.27)
College, trades 33 0.79 (0.60, 1.05) 0.91 (0.64, 1.30) 0.66 (0.45, 0.96) 0.80 (0.60, 1.06) 0.92 (0.64, 1.32) 0.67 (0.47, 0.97)
University 37 0.65 (0.49, 0.86) 0.82 (0.58, 1.17) 0.46 (0.31, 0.67) 0.66 (0.49, 0.87) 0.83 (0.58, 1.19( 0.47 (0.32, 0.69)
per 3000 steps/day - 0.90 (0.84, 0.95) 0.95 (0.89, 1.01) 0.81 (0.73, 0.89) 0.90 (0.85, 0.95) 0.96 (0.90, 1.03) 0.79 (0.72, 0.87)
per 30 minutes TV - 1.12 (1.07, 1.17) 1.08 (1.02, 1.14) 1.21 (1.13, 1.29) 1.12 (1.07, 1.18) 1.08 (1.02, 1.14) 1.21 (1.13, 1.30)
Stratified by Age        
5-9 years        
per 3000 steps/day - 0.87 (0.79, 0.96) 0.98 (0.87, 1.10) 0.77(0.67, 0.89) 0.88 (0.80, 0.96) 1.03 (0.92, 1.15) 0.76 (0.66, 0.86)
per 30 minutes TV - 1.15 (1.05, 1.26) 1.09 (0.97, 1.22) 1.21 (1.08, 1.36) 1.15 (1.05, 1.26) 1.10 (0.98, 1.23) 1.22 (1.09, 1.36)
10-13 years        
per 3000 steps/day - 0.87 (0.79, 0.97) 0.89 (0.79, 0.99) 0.81 (0.68, 0.98) 0.87 (0.79, 0.96) 0.89 (0.79, 0.99) 0.80 (0.67, 0.96)
per 30 minutes TV - 1.13 (1.05, 1.23) 1.09 (1.00, 1.19) 1.24 (1.10, 1.39) 1.13 (1.05, 1.23) 1.09 (1.00, 1.19) 1.23 (1.10, 1.39)
14-19 years        
per 3000 steps/day - 0.95 (0.86, 1.05) 0.97 (0.88, 1.08) 0.89 (0.74, 1.07) 0.95 (0.86, 1.05) 0.98 (0.88, 1.09) 0.88 (0.74, 1.04)
per 30 minutes TV - 1.09 (1.02, 1.18) 1.05 (0.97, 1.14) 1.19 (1.06, 1.34) 1.09 (1.02, 1.18) 1.05 (0.96, 1.14) 1.19 (1.05, 1.34)