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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 6.8 Estimated odds ratios for meeting the current physical activity recommendations, a by associated risk factors and sex

Table 6.8 Estimated odds ratios for meeting the current physical activity recommendations, a by associated risk factors and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Independent variables

Men

Women

Base (weighted)

3085

Odds ratio

95% Confidence interval

Base (weighted)

3369

Odds ratio

95% Confidence interval

Age

(p<0.000)

(p<0.000)

16-24

464

1

445

1

25-34

481

1.23

0.82, 1.86

487

0.80

0.56, 1.14

35-44

561

0.87

0.56, 1.35

615

0.85

0.61, 1.20

45-54

555

0.57

0.37, 0.90

590

0.68

0.48, 0.97

55-64

480

0.48

0.31, 0.74

503

0.54

0.38, 0.77

65-74

327

0.23

0.14, 0.37

383

0.34

0.23, 0.51

75+

218

0.12

0.07, 0.22

346

0.06

0.04, 0.11

NS-SEC of household reference person

(p=0.003)

(p=0.042)

Managerial & professional

1122

1

1217

1

Intermediate

280

0.81

0.58, 1.13

384

0.86

0.63, 1.18

Small employers & own account workers

269

1.72

1.25, 2.39

280

1.17

0.85, 1.62

Lower supervisory & technical

434

1.34

0.95, 1.88

328

0.86

0.61, 1.21

Semi-routine & routine

925

1.16

0.87, 1.53

1073

1.22

0.94, 1.58

Not applicable

56

1.33

0.70, 2.54

89

0.56

0.29, 1.06

Body Mass Index

(p<0.000)

(p<0.000)

Under 25 kg/m 2 (under/normal weight)

850

1

1078

1

25 to less than 30 kg/m 2 (overweight)

1141

1.33

0.70, 2.54

970

0.56

0.29, 1.06

30 and above (obese)

700

0.75

0.59, 0.96

778

0.69

0.55, 0.85

Not measured

395

0.43

0.33, 0.57

543

0.42

0.32, 0.54

Parental NS-SECb

(p=0.226)

(p<0.000)

Managerial and professional

794

1

782

1

Intermediate c

470

0.60

0.43, 0.84

553

0.52

0.40, 0.69

Routine and manual d

1192

0.78

0.59, 1.04

1485

0.67

0.52, 0.87

Missing

630

0.81

0.63, 1.11

550

0.67

0.55, 0.83

Equivalised household income quintile

(p=0.02)

(p=0.05)

1 st (highest)

654

1

612

1

2 nd

564

0.87

0.63, 1.18

577

0.87

0.66, 1.14

3 rd

592

0.84

0.61, 1.16

595

0.76

0.57, 1.02

4 th

426

0.68

0.48, 0.97

544

0.65

0.48, 0.87

5 th (lowest)

438

0.48

0.31, 0.75

568

0.69

0.49, 0.97

Not applicable

411

0.63

0.42, 0.93

473

0.95

0.70, 1.28

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile

(p=0.04)

(p=0.32)

5 th (least deprived)

548

1

629

1

4 th

757

0.94

0.71, 1.25

743

0.81

0.62, 1.05

3 rd

563

1.31

0.97, 1.78

629

0.79

0.61, 1.03

2 nd

630

1.09

0.78, 1.52

695

0.93

0.70, 1.22

1 st (most deprived)

587

0.83

0.59, 1.18

674

0.78

0.57, 1.07

a 30 minutes or more of physical activity of moderate to vigorous intensity on at least five days a week
b NS-SEC of informant's mother or father (whichever was highest) when they were aged 14
c This includes the following categories: intermediate, small employers & own account workers
d This includes the following categories: lower supervisory & technical, semi-routine & routine