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Table 2 Associations of context-specific sitting time (h/day) with biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk

From: Associations of context-specific sitting time with markers of cardiometabolic risk in Australian adults

   Occupational (h/day) Transport (h/day) TV viewing (h/day)
Cardiometabolic Outcome Model b (95% CI) b (95% CI) b (95% CI)
2-h plasma glucose (mmol/L) A -0.06 (-0.10, -0.03) *** 0.07 (-0.02, 0.16) 0.17 (0.11, 0.23)***
  B 0.04 (-0.00, 0.08) 0.12 (0.04, 0.20)** 0.06 (0.00, 0.12)
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) A 0.00 (-0.01, 0.01) 0.01 (-0.03, 0.04) 0.04 (0.02, 0.06)**
  B 0.01 (-0.00, 0.02) 0.01 (-0.02, 0.04) 0.01 (-0.01, 0.03)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) A -1.24 (-1.45, -1.02)*** -0.78 (-1.45, -0.11)* 1.82 (1.20, 2.43)***
  B -0.45 (-0.70, -0.19)** -0.43 (-0.99, 0.14) 0.45 (-0.13, 1.03)
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) A 0.10 (-0.07, 0.27) 0.21 (-0.26, 0.68) 0.58 (0.25, 0.91)**
  B -0.15 (-0.37, 0.08) 0.06 (-0.40, 0.52) 0.51 (0.16, 0.85)**
Triglycerides (mmol/L) A 0.02 (0.00, 0.03)** 0.03 (-0.01, 0.06) 0.05 (0.03, 0.08)**
  B 0.02 (0.00, 0.03)* 0.02 (-0.01, 0.05) 0.04 (0.01, 0.06)**
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) A -0.02 (-0.03, -0.02)*** -0.03 (-0.05, -0.01)** -0.03 (-0.04, -0.02)***
  B -0.01 (-0.01, 0.00) -0.01 (-0.03, 0.00) -0.02 (-0.03, -0.01)**
LDL/HDL ratio (mmol/L) A 0.04 (0.03, 0.06)*** 0.06 (0.03, 0.09)** 0.03 (0.01, 0.05)**
  B 0.02 (-0.00, 0.03) 0.02 (-0.00, 0.05) 0.03 (0.01, 0.06)**
BMI (kg/m2) A 0.05 (-0.03, 0.13) 0.20 (0.01, 0.38)* 0.35 (0.21, 0.49)***
  B 0.11 (-0.01, 0.22) 0.22 (0.04, 0.41)* 0.27 (0.12, 0.42)**
Waist circumference (cm) A 0.29 (0.12, 0.47)** 0.95 (0.42, 1.49)** 1.41 (1.11, 1.72)***
  B 0.23 (-0.01, 0.47) 0.66 (0.17, 1.16)** 0.70 (0.41, 1.00)***
Clustered cardiometabolic risk (z) A 0.01 (-0.00, 0.03) 0.05 (0.01, 0.09)* 0.13 (0.10, 0.15)***
  B 0.01 (-0.01, 0.03) 0.03 (-0.00, 0.06) 0.07 (0.04, 0.09)***
  1. Model A: unadjusted model
  2. Model B: adjusted for age, gender, education, ethnicity, occupation, marital status, alcohol intake and leisure-time physical activity
  3. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.0001