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Table 5 Odds ratios for the prevalence of abnormal values of blood lipids and fat content depending on the physical activity level

From: Blood lipid profile and body composition in a pediatric population with different levels of physical activity

Meet physical activity guidelines
Variable Yes No p
% % OR (95% CI)
TC
 Acceptable 77.1 67.7 REF
 Abnormal 22.9 32.3 1.61 (0.54–4.78) 0.392
HDL
 Acceptable 88.9 65.6 REF
 Abnormal 11.1 34.4 4.19 (1,18-14,92) 0.027
LDL
 Acceptable 86.4 92.0 REF
 Abnormal 13.6 8.00 0.55 (0.08–3.64) 0.536
TG
 Acceptable 97.2 84.3 REF
 Abnormal 2.8 15.7 6.48 (0.71–8,79.4) 0.097
Fat [%]
 Healthy 80.6 57.6 REF
 Excessive 19.4 42.4 3.05 (1.04–8.95) 0.042
Body weight (based on BMI percentile)
 Healthy 77.8 51.5 REF
 Excessive 22.2 48.5 3.29 (1.16–9.33) 0.025
  1. The cutoff for meeting the physical activity guidelines was at least 60 min daily of moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity
  2. BMI body mass index, HDL high density lipoprotein, LDL low density lipoprotein, REF reference, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides