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Table 2 Social ecological factors and their associations with workplace sedentary behavior a

From: Social ecological correlates of workplace sedentary behavior

  Sitting time b [95% Cl] Standing time b [95% Cl] LPA b [95% Cl] Sitting >30 min b [95% Cl]
Base model
Individual factors
 Job type
 Executive (ref)
 Professional 2.9 [−18.9, 27.5] −3.8 [−27.3, 17.7] 1.1 [−2.8,4.6] −5.2 [−26.7, 24.2]
 Clerical 9.2 [−19.2, 34.4] −8.4 [−33.2, 18.7] 0.4 [−3.7, 5.1] −3.5 [−34.1,25.7]
 Work engagement −4.0 [−9.9, 5.1] 3.6 [−5.4,9.1] −0.1 [−1.3, 1.1] −4.2 [−10.2, 6.2]
Cultural factors
 Lunch away from desk −2.9 [−8.1. 3.7] 2.0 [−4.1, 7.4] 0.5 [−0.3, 1.6] −3.0 [−8.3,4 6]
 Walking at lunch −2.5 [−8 8,3.7] −3.1 [−9.4,27] 5.0 [4.0, 6.0]*** −7.8 [−14.5, −0.8]*
 Face to face interaction −3.8 [−15.2,2.2] 2.3 [−3.6,13.3] 0.5 [−0.8, 1.9] −11.3 [−21.0, −2.3]*
Physical factors
 No Printer (ref)
  Printer 0.6 [−14.0, 26.3] −1.7 [−26.1, 12.8] 1.8 [−1.5, 5.5] −6.9 [−23.6, 23.7]
 Public office (ref)
 Private office 20.1 [4.9,41.0]* −21.5 [−39.8, −5.1]* 1.6 [−2.2,4 2] 40.9 [19.7,62.6]***
Organizational factors
 Academic (ref)
 Industry 20.3 [0.4,39.2]* −15.2 [−32.1,4.7] −5.9 [−12.7, 0.0] 25.2 [−7.0, 61.9]
 Government 14.2 [−9.6, 28.1] −17.1 [−29.8, 6.0] 3.5 [−3.0, 9.7] 21.3 [−13.6, 54.6]
Two-way interactions
Moderator: Job type
  Professional x Printer 73.3 [14.0,130.2]* −68.8 [−123.8, −10.7]*   
Moderator: Sector
  Government x Lunch away from desk    −2.7 [−5.0, −0.5]*  
  Government x Walking at lunch    3.7 [1.6,6.1]**  
  Government x Private office 51.9 [14.3, 93.6]** −44.6 [−85.3, −8.2]* −6.9 [−13.5, −0.2]*  
3 -wav interactions
Moderators: Sector < & Job type
  Industry x Clerical x Work engagement     38.5 [1.3, 77.9]*
  Industry x Clerical x Private office    −24.2 [−48.3, −0.6]*  
  1. All models are adjusted for age, race ethnicity, and gender; LPA = Light-intensitv physical activity; only significant associations are presented for two- and three-way interactions
  2. a Sedentary behavior variables are expressed as minutes per 8 h workday. Boldface indicates statistical significance
  3. *P < 0.05
  4. **P < 0.01
  5. ***p < 0.001