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Table 5 The association of physical activity and sedentary lifestyle with occupation class (N = 522)

From: Associations of out of school physical activity, sedentary lifestyle and socioeconomic status with weight status and adiposity of Cameroon children

  Occupation class [%(95% CI)] p-valuea
Low Middle High
Physical activity
 ≤ 2 times/week 37.2 (31.4 – 43.5) 38.9 (31.5 – 46.9) 46.3 (38.1 – 54.7) 0.016
 > 2 – 4 times/week 35.1 (29.4 – 41.4) 40.3 (32.7 – 48.3) 37.3 (29.6 – 45.8)  
 > 4 – 7 times/week 27.6 (22.3 – 33.6) 20.8 (15.1 – 28.0) 16.4 (11.1 – 23.6)  
Sedentary lifestyle
 ≤ 1 h/day 43.1 (37.0 – 49.4) 38.9 (31.5 – 46.9) 26.1 (19.4 – 34.2) 0.001
 > 1 – 3 h/day 36.8 (30.9 – 43.1) 39.6 (32.1 – 47.6) 41.8 (33.8 – 50.2)  
 > 3 – 6 h/day 20.1 (15.5 – 25.6) 21.5 (15.6 – 28.7) 32.1 (24.8 – 40.4)  
  1. aChi square test. CI confidence interval