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Table 2 Odds ratios for cardiovascular disease risk score CRFs by quintiles of PA

From: Physical activity and clustered cardiovascular disease risk factors in young children: a cross-sectional study (the IDEFICS study)

Group Quintile Total PA Moderate PA Vigorous PA MVPA
   OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Boys (2 to 6 years)
n = 524 Q1 2.58 1.07 to 6.18 1.26 0.55 to 2.88 1.23 0.46 to 3.26 1.39 0.56 to 3.45
Q2 1.59 0.65 to 3.91 1.27 0.57 to 2.83 2.91 1.25 to 6.82 2.21 0.95 to 5.15
Q3 1.31 0.55 to 3.16 1.17 0.51 to 2.66 1.98 0.79 to 4.93 1.98 0.85 to 4.58
Q4 2.21 0.98 to 4.98 1.23 0.56 to 2.69 2.14 0.89 to 5.15 1.62 0.68 to 3.85
Q5 (reference) 1   1   1   1  
Girls (2 to 6 years)
n = 470 Q1 1.03 0.43 to 2.47 0.77 0.32 to 1.85 2.54 0.88 to 7.29 1.23 0.48 to 3.17
Q2 0.76 0.32 to 1.85 0.80 0.33 to 1.93 2.71 0.96 to 7.70 1.18 0.45 to 3.08
Q3 0.81 0.34 to 1.90 0.69 0.29 to 1.67 1.68 0.55 to 5.15 1.26 0.50 to 3.13
Q4 0.72 0.31 to 1.63 0.67 0.28 to 1.62 2.29 0.82 to 6.37 1.20 0.48 to 2.98
Q5 (reference) 1   1   1   1  
Boys (6 to 9 years)
n = 1,038 Q1 3.26 1.74 to 6.10 3.58 1.95 to 6.55 3.82 2.05 to 7.16 3.77 2.04 to 6.96
Q2 1.70 0.89 to 3.25 1.38 0.75 to 2.53 2.70 1.45 to 5.14 1.98 1.04 to 3.77
Q3 2.00 1.06 to 3.79 1.29 0.70 to 2.38 2.01 1.04 to 3.89 1.32 0.67 to 2.59
Q4 1.10 0.55 to 2.20 0.50 0.24 to 1.06 1.78 0.88 to 3.59 1.23 0.61 to 2.46
Q5 (reference) 1   1   1   1  
Girls (6 to 9 years)
n = 987 Q1 1.72 0.90 to 3.30 2.54 1.33 to 4.86 2.49 1.37 to 4.52 2.95 1.55 to 5.61
Q2 2.47 1.34 to 4.56 2.78 1.46 to 5.24 1.90 1.03 to 3.50 2.70 1.43 to 5.10
Q3 1.87 1.01 to 3.45 2.44 1.29 to 4.62 1.78 0.94 to 3.39 2.11 1.11 to 4.12
Q4 1.31 0.69 to 2.51 1.13 0.56 to 2.28 1.18 0.59 to 2.34 1.27 0.64 to 2.52
  Q5 (reference) 1   1   1   1  
  1. CVD risk score A includes SBP, HOMA-IR, ratio cholesterol/HDL-c, triglycerides and sum of two skinfold measurements. Significant associations are highlighted in bold.
  2. CRF CVD risk factor, CVD cardiovascular disease, HDL high-density lipoprotein, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment, MVPA moderate + vigorous PA, PA physical activity, Q quintile, Q5 reference as highest PA levels, SBP systolic blood pressure.