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Table 3 Associations between achievement of WHO physical activity recommendations and age, and body mass index [adjusted OR (95 % CI)]. Leisure time physical activity survey of the Estonian population in 2015

From: Leisure time physical activity in Estonian population: adherence to physical activity recommendations and relationships with overweight

   Achievement of WHO physical activity recommendations
  Men (n = 373) Women (n = 541) Total (n = 914)
Age groups (OR adjusted for BMI, education level, occupation and place of residence)
  15–24 years (reference group) 1.0 1.0 1.0
  25–34 years 2.37 (1.05–5.36)* 1.59 (0.69–3.66) 2.01(1.14–3.53)*
  35–49 years 2.49 (1.13–5.50)* 1.29 (0.57–2.91) 1.88 (1.08–3.27)*
  50–64 years 4.30 (1.12–5.50)* 1.02 (0.45–2.29) 1.92 (1.08–3.43)*
  65–69 years 5.23 (1.30–21.2)* 1.53 (0.56–4.19) 2.64 (1.21–5.73)*
BMI categories (ORs are adjusted for age, education level, occupation and place of residence)
  18.5–24.9 (reference group) 1.0 1.0 1.0
  25.0–29.9 0.71 (0.41–1.20) 1.67 (0.97–2.86) 1.07 (0.74–1.54)
  >30.0 2.55(1.01–6.46)* 2.20 (1.15–4.21)* 2.14 (1.27–3.61)**
  <18.5 - 0.91 (0.28–3.00) -
  1. Note. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 compared to the reference group
  2. Data for underweight men’s group are not presented (includes one subject)