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Table 3 Pairwise comparison of sedentary behaviour between groups after adjustment for covariates

From: Association of objective sedentary behaviour and self-rated health in English older adults

Self-rated general health (n = 435) Mean difference 95% CI for difference p-value
Percentage time spent in sedentary behaviour (%)
Very good/good (n = 277) Fair (n = 119) − 3.56 − 5.72 to − 1.41 < 0.001*
Bad/very bad (n = 39) − 5.66 − 8.92 to − 2.40 < 0.001*
Fair (n = 119) Bad/very bad (n = 39) − 2.10 − 5.37 to 1.17 0.371
Daily time spent in sedentary behaviour (min/day)
Very good/good (n = 277) Fair (n = 119) − 29.23 − 51.62 to − 6.83 0.005*
Bad/very bad (n = 39) − 31.52 − 65.38 to 2.34 0.077
Fair (n = 119) Bad/very bad (n = 39) − 2.30 − 36.26 to 31.67 1.000
  1. * p < 0.05 using Bonferroni method