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Table 3 Univariate associations between markers of central adiposity and physical activity parameters by sex (correlation coefficient [p-value])

From: Physical activity and central adiposity in a cohort of African-American adults

  VAT
(cm3)
SAT
(cm3)
Waist circumference (cm)
Total (n = 271)
 Activity counts (ct/min) −0.31 [0.001] −0.34 [0.001] −0.23 [0.001]
 MVPA (min/d)a −0.30 [0.001] −0.37 [0.001] −0.24 [0.001]
 Vigorous intensity activity (min/d)a −0.21 [0.001] −0.25 [0.001] −0.19 [0.002]
 Sedentary behavior (min/d)a −0.09 [0.13] −0.09 [0.13] −0.07 [0.25]
Women (n = 161)
 Activity counts (ct/min) −0.24 [0.002] −0.16 [0 .04] −0.15 [0.05]
 MVPA (min/d)a −0.25 [0.001] −0.21 [0.008] −0.19 [0.02]
 Vigorous intensity activity (min/d)a −0.24 [0.003] −0.21 [0.008] −0.20 [0.01]
 Sedentary behavior (min/d)a −0.02 [0.79] −0.06 [0.49] −0.03 [0.71]
Men (n = 110)
 Activity counts (ct/min) −0.32 [0.001] −0.28 [0.003] −0.27 [0.005]
 MVPA (min/d)a −0.29 [0.002] −0.26 [0.006] −0.24 [0.01]
 Vigorous intensity activity (min/d)a −0.15 [0.11] −0.16 [0.09] −0.18 [0.06]
 Sedentary behavior (min/d)a −0.21 [0.03] −0.20 [0.03] −0.19 [0.04]
  1. aAs measured in 1-min bouts