Table 3

Meta-regression analysis: MET-related doses (adjusted model*)

OutcomenMETsMET-minutes per weekMET-hours total
β95% CIPβ95% CIPβ95% CIP
Body mass34−0.0613−0.1979 to 0.07520.378−0.0002−0.0005 to 0.00020.337−0.0002−0.0008 to 0.00050.640
BMI24−0.0265−0.2147 to 0.16170.782−0.0000−0.0004 to 0.00040.937−0.0000−0.0007 to 0.00070.961
Body fat23−0.1309−0.2927 to 0.03090.113−0.0003−0.0007 to 0.00010.163−0.0002−0.0009 to 0.00050.518
WC14−0.1696−0.4420 to 0.10230.222−0.0003−0.0011 to 0.00050.499−0.0004−0.0013 to 0.00110.572
WHR13−0.0231−0.3677 to 0.32150.8960.0001−0.0008 to 0.00110.7630.0002−0.0007 to 0.00110.678
SBP28−0.0254−0.2027 to 0.15190.7790.0003−0.0001 to 0.00070.1540.0006−0.0005 to 0.00160.270
DBP26−0.1528−0.3185 to 0.01290.071−0.0001−0.0006 to 0.00030.544−0.0000−0.0010 to 0.00100.988
TC330.1390−0.0432 to 0.32130.1350.0003−0.0001 to 0.00070.1480.0006−0.0002 to 0.00130.133
HDL-C320.0391−0.1233 to 0.20140.6370.0001−0.0003 to 0.00040.7720.0001−0.0006 to 0.00080.737
LDL-C320.1124−0.0503 to 0.27510.1760.0002−0.0002 to 0.00060.2920.00100.0003 to 0.00170.007
TG230.1251−0.0384 to 0.28860.1340.00050.0001 to 0.00090.0090.0008−0.0001 to 0.00180.086
FG14−0.1564−0.4049 to 0.09210.217−0.0005−0.0011 to 0.00000.064−0.0010−0.0025 to 0.00050.185
VO2max 290.16120.0006 to 0.32180.0490.0003−0.0001 to 0.00080.1150.0009−0.0002 to 0.00200.106
  • *Adjusted for age.

  • β, linear regression coefficient BMI, body mass index (kg/m2); DBP, diastolic blood pressure; FG, fasting glucose (mmol/L); HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (mmol/L); LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (mmol/L); n, number of comparisons; SBP, systolic blood pressure (mm Hg); TC, total cholesterol (mmol/L); TG, triglycerides (mmol/L); VO2max, maximal oxygen uptake (mL/(kg·min); WC, waist circumference (cm); WHR, waist-to-hip ratio.