Table 1: Weighted demographic characteristics and associations across lifestyle groups, NHANES 2003–2006.


Weighted Mean/Proportion/Odds Ratio (95% CI) Estimates Across the Lifestyle Behavior Groups  


Variable  Meets PA Guidelines and Positive LIPASED Balance (Considered Most Active Group) ( n = 850)  Meets PA Guidelines and Negative LIPASED Balance ( n = 1,333)  Does Not Meet PA Guidelines but has Positive LIPASED Balance ( n = 574)  Does Not Meet PA Guidelines and Negative LIPASED Balance (Considered Least Active Group) ( n = 3,336) 


Age, yrs ( n = 6093)  40.0 (38.8–41.3)  42.7 (41.5–43.9)  46.2 (44.7–47.8)  51.1 (52.9–55.4) 
Odds Ratio: Age, 1 yr older † ( n = 5580)  Referent  1.00 (0.99–1.01)  1.03 (1.02– 1.04)  1.06 (1.05– 1.07) 
Gender, % ( n = 6093)  
Men  19.7 (18.221.2)  34.4 (31.6–37.2)  6.0 (4.9–7.0)  39.8 (37.0–42.6) 
Women  10.9 (9.2–12.5)  18.7 (16.3–21.2)  11.7 (10.2–13.2)  58.5 (56.2–60.8) 
Odds Ratio: Female vs. Male † ( n = 5580)  Referent  0.94 (0.72–1.22)  3.75 (2.95–4.78)  3.03 (2.42–3.81) 
RaceEthnicity, %  
Mexican American ( n = 1267)  31.5 (27.8–35.1)  19.1 (16.4–21.8)  13.7 (11.4–16.1)  35.5 (31.9–39.0) 
NonHispanic White ( n = 3256)  13.2 (11.8–14.7)  28.0 (25.1–30.9)  8.0 (6.5–9.4)  50.6 (47.9–53.3) 
NonHispanic Black ( n = 1158)  13.4 (11.4–15.4)  23.9 (20.4–27.4)  10.4 (8.6–12.2)  52.1 (48.6–55.7) 
Other ( n = 412)  18.8 (14.6–23.0)  20.5 (14.5–26.4)  11.1 (7.4–14.9)  49.4 (43.5–55.3) 
Odds Ratio: Other vs. NonHispanic White † ( n = 5580)  Referent  0.58 (0.46–0.73)  0.87 (0.67–1.13)  0.75 (0.57–0.98) 
PovertytoIncome Ratio ( n = 5816)  2.95 (2.79–3.11)  3.64 (3.53–3.75)  2.59 (2.41–2.77)  3.07 (2.94–3.21) 
Odds Ratio: PovertytoIncome Ratio, 1 unit higher † ( n = 5580)  Referent  1.28 (1.19–1.37)  0.82 (0.74–0.91)  1.00 (0.92–1.08) 
Cotinine, ng/mL ( n = 5891)  69.1 (53.9–84.4)  45.7 (35.4–56.0)  63.9 (52.5–75.3)  59.6 (52.3–66.9) 
Odds Ratio: Cotinine, 1 ng/mL higher † ( n = 5580)  Referent  0.99 (0.99–0.99)  1.00 (0.99–1.00)  1.00 (0.99–1.00) 
BMI, kg/m ^{2}( n = 6044)  27.0 (26.4–27.5)  27.0 (26.5–27.4)  29.3 (28.5–30.2)  29.2 (28.8–29.6) 
Odds Ratio: BMI, 1 kg/m ^{2} higher † ( n = 5580)  Referent  0.99 (0.97–1.02)  1.07 (1.04–1.10)  1.07 (1.05–1.09) 
Weight Status, %  
Normal Weight (18.5–24.9) ( n = 1780)  19.1 (16.7–21.4)  30.6 (26.8–34.4)  6.7 (5.3–8.1)  43.4 (39.8–47.0) 
Overweight (25–29.9) ( n = 2194)  15.3 (13.6–17.1)  29.8 (26.3–33.3)  8.7 (7.1–10.3)  45.9 (42.9–49.0) 
Obese (≥ 30) ( n = 1989)  11.9 (9.3–14.4)  18.3 (15.5–21.2)  11.2 (9.4–13.0)  58.5 (54.6–62.3) 


OR = Odds Ratio  
BMI = Body mass index  
† 1 multinomial logistic regression model was computed, with the lifestyle group variable serving as the outcome variable and the above demographic variables serving as independent variables.  
Bold indicates statistical significance ( P< 0.05) 