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Table 3 Prospective associations (Beta and 95% CI) between self-reported sedentary time (h/day) in four domains a and cardiometabolic risk factors b

From: The prospective relationship between sedentary time and cardiometabolic health in adults at increased cardiometabolic risk – the Hoorn Prevention Study

  TV time PC time Reading time Other sedentary time
Beta [95% CI] Beta [95% CI] Beta [95% CI] Beta [95% CI]
Weight, kg 0.11 [-0.10; 0.32] 0.06 [-0.23; 0.35] 0.06 [-0.25; 0.36] -0.07 [-0.30; 0.16]
WC, cm -0.03 [-0.25; 0.20] 0.04 [-0.24; 0.31] -0.08 [-0.44; 0.28] 0.00 [-0.23; 0.23]
Waist-to-hip ratio -0.00 [-0.00; 0.00] 0.00 [-0.00; 0.00] -0.00 [-0.01; 0.00] 0.00 [-0.00; 0.00]
SBP, mmHg -0.22 [-0.64; 0.21] -0.50 [-1.07; 0.11] -0.06 [-1.05; 0.92] 0.43 [-0.19; 1.05]
DBP, mmHg -0.09 [-0.33; 0.17] -0.15 [-0.50; 0.20] 0.14 [-0.53; 0.82] 0.07 [-0.26; 0.40]
Glucose, mmol/l -0.01 [-0.03; 0.00] -0.00 [-0.02; 0.02] 0.02 [-0.02; 0.05] -0.01 [-0.03; 0.01]
HbA1c, mmol/l -0.00 [-0.01; 0.01] 0.01 [-0.01; 0.02] -0.01 [-0.03; 0.01] -0.00 [-0.02; 0.01]
Cholesterol, mmol/l -0.01 [-0.04; 0.01] -0.01 [-0.05; 0.03] -0.03 [-0.07; 0.02] 0.01 [-0.02; 0.05]
HDL-C, mmol/l -0.01 [-0.02; -0.00]* 0.00 [-0.01; 0.01] 0.00 [-0.01; 0.02] -0.00 [-0.01; 0.01]
LDL-C, mmol/l -0.01 [-0.03; 0.01] -0.01 [-0.04; 0.03] -0.04 [-0.08; 0.02] 0.02 [-0.02; 0.06]
Triglycerides, mmol/l 0.02 [-0.00; 0.04] 0.00 [-0.03; 0.03] 0.04 [-0.01; 0.09] -0.01 [-0.04; 0.01]
ARIC -0.04 [-0.20; 0.13] -0.01 [-0.26; 0.27] -0.13 [-0.27; 0.02] -0.05 [0.19; 0.29]
SCORE -0.03 [-0.12; 0.07] -0.11 [-0.26; 0.04] -0.14 [-0.48; 0.20] 0.15 [-0.00; 0.30]
  1. ARIC, Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; HbA1c, glycated haemoglobin; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; SBP, systolic blood pressure; SCORE, Systematic COronary Risk Evaluation; WC, waist circumference.
  2. aTV viewing, computer use, reading and other sedentary behaviours.
  3. bAll associations were adjusted for age, gender, education and total physical activity. In addition, the models were adjusted for time spent sedentary in the other three domains.
  4. *Indicates significant association, p < 0.05.