Journal of Diabetes Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Physical Activity Patterns and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome in Middle-Aged and Elderly Northern Chinese Adults

Table 3

Prevalence of physical activity levels.

VariablesLow (%)Moderate (%)High (%)

Total28.647.324.1
Sex
 Male29.447.223.4
 Female27.847.324.9
0.600.990.41
Age
 40–4931.841.726.5
 50–5929.344.726.0
 60–6926.153.520.4
 70+18.563.917.6
0.016<0.0010.017
BMI
 −2426.747.925.4
 24–2830.947.122.0
 28+27.446.326.2
0.140.860.15
WC
 Female < 8527.545.427.1
 Male < 90
 Female ≥ 8529.348.622.1
 Male ≥ 90
0.360.160.009
Education
 Illiteracy26.546.327.2
 Primary school32.735.931.3
 Junior high school24.044.531.5
 Senior high school31.053.715.7
 College or above27.763.68.6
0.018<0.001<0.001

WC: waist circumference; BMI: body mass index.

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