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Table 2 Physical activity and sedentary behaviour by self-report and accelerometry in relation to psychological distress

From: Self-reported domain-specific and accelerometer-based physical activity and sedentary behaviour in relation to psychological distress among an urban Asian population

   K6   GHQ-12  
   Model 1a Model 2b Model 1a Model 2b
Self-reported (n = 2653) n OR 95% CI OR 95% CI   OR 95% CI   OR 95% CI  
MVPA (min/wk)
 T1 (≤200.0) 903 Ref.    Ref.    Ref.    Ref.   
 T2 (> 200.0 & ≤520.0) 874 1.20 0.84 1.72 1.11 0.77 1.60 0.85 0.68 1.06 0.82 0.65 1.04
 T3 (> 520.0) 876 1.64 1.17 2.30 1.47 1.03 2.10 0.99 0.80 1.24 0.97 0.77 1.23
 p for trend   0.004    0.03    0.95    0.79   
Sedentary behaviour (h/d)
 T1 (≤4.0) 955 Ref.    Ref.    Ref.    Ref.   
 T2 (> 4.0 & ≤8.0) 1112 1.18 0.87 1.62 1.20 0.86 1.66 1.09 0.88 1.34 1.04 0.83 1.30
 T3 (> 8.0) 586 1.02 0.70 1.50 0.94 0.62 1.42 1.28 1.00 1.64 1.15 0.88 1.50
 p for trend   0.77    0.90    0.05    0.33   
Accelerometry (n = 703) n OR 95% CI   OR 95% CI   OR 95% CI   OR 95% CI  
MVPA (min/wk)
 T1 (≤32.2) 235 Ref.    Ref.    Ref.    Ref.   
 T2 (> 32.2 & ≤115.5) 237 1.21 0.65 2.26 1.34 0.67 2.68 1.23 0.82 1.86 1.23 0.79 1.91
 T3 (> 115.5) 231 1.30 0.70 2.42 1.28 0.62 2.64 0.95 0.62 1.46 0.92 0.58 1.47
 p for trend   0.40    0.50    0.83    0.74   
Sedentary behaviour (h/d)
 T1 (≤7.3) 235 Ref.    Ref.    Ref.    Ref.   
 T2 (> 7.3 & ≤8.9) 234 0.78 0.39 1.57 0.82 0.38 1.75 0.70 0.45 1.09 0.84 0.53 1.34
 T3 (> 8.9) 234 2.00 1.11 3.61 1.93 1.00 3.75 1.36 0.91 2.05 1.34 0.86 2.08
 p for trend   0.01    0.04    0.12    0.18   
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity
  2. aUnadjusted odds
  3. bAdjusted for age, gender, ethnicity, marital status, education, employment status, BMI, smoking status, alcohol drinking, presence of at least 1 disease and mutually adjusted for physical activity and sedentary behaviour, respectively