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Table 3 Relationship of Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour with HRQoL (EORTC QLQ-BR23)

From: Relationship of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour with health-related quality of life among breast cancer survivors

  EORTC QLQ-BR23
Functional Scores Symptom Scores
Regression Coefficient (β) (95% CI) p-value Regression Coefficient
(β) (95% CI)
p-value
Sitting/lying (hour/day)
 Unadjustedª 0.835 (−1.581, 3.252) 0.494 0.252 (− 0.699, 1.204) 0.599
 Adjustedb − 0.240 (−2.695, 2.215) 0.846 − 0.066 (− 0.176, 0.044) 0.233
Standing (hour/day)
 Unadjustedª 0.628 (−1.905, 3.160) 0.623 − 0.224 (− 1.220, 0.772) 0.656
 Adjustedd 2.700 (− 0.651, 11.051) 0.521 1.066 (−2.661, 4.793) 0.570
Stepping (hour/day)
 Unadjustedª −1.685 (−8.547, 5.178) 0.627 −1.594 (−4.274, 1.085) 0.240
 Adjustedd −2.687 (−11.039, 5.666) 0.523 −1.054 (− 4.782, 2.674) 0.575
Low intensity stepping (min/day)
 Unadjustedª −0.016 (− 0.15, 0.126) 0.820 − 0.019 (− 0.075, 0.037) 0.495
 Adjustedd − 0.051 (− 0.212, 0.109) 0.525 0.001 (− 0.069, 0.071) 0.978
MVPA (min/day)
 Unadjustedª −0.077 (− 0.318, 0.163) 0.523 − 0.063 (− 0.156, 0.031) 0.188
 Adjustedd − 0.040 (− 0.288, 0.209) 0.752 −0.066 (− 0.176, 0.044) 0.233
Step counts (count/day)
 Unadjustedª −0.001 (− 0.002, 0.001) 0.317 0.001 (− 0.001, 0.002) 0.378
 Adjustedd −0.001 (− 0.003, 0.001) 0.245 0.001 (− 0.001, 0.002) 0.753
Shorter sedentary bouts (count/day)
 Unadjustedª −0.206 (0–.693, 0.280) 0.401 0.016 (−0.176, 0.208) 0.869
 Adjustedc 0.014 (−0.561, 0.569) 0.961 −0.011 (− 0.265, 0.234) 0.931
Prolonged sedentary bouts (count/day)
 Unadjustedª 1.499 (0.450, 2.5490 0.006* −0.058 (− 0.491, 0.374) 0.789
 Adjustedc 1.859 (0.413, 3.306) 0.013** −0.261 (− 0.927, 0.405) 0.437
Sedentary breaks (count/day)
 Unadjustedª −0.058 (− 0.396, 0.281) 0.736 − 0.085 (− 0.210, 0.039) 0.175
 Adjustedc − 0.227 (− 0.579, 0.124) 0.201 0.040 (− 0.117, 0.197) 0.616
EE (MET.h)
 Unadjustedª 0.222 (−1.985, 2.429) 0.842 −0.277 (− 1.143, 0.589) 0.526
 Adjustedd −1.479 (−4.431, 1.474) 0.321 0.418 (−0.904, 1.741) 0.197
  1. ª Crude regression coefficient by simple linear regression, b Adjusted regression coefficient by multiple linear regression for age, BMI, cancer stage at diagnosis, duration since diagnosis, education level, working status, waking hours and MVPA. c Adjusted regression coefficient by multiple linear regression for age, BMI, cancer stage at diagnosis, duration since diagnosis, education level, working status, waking hours, sedentary time and MVPA. d Adjusted regression coefficient by multiple linear regression for age, BMI, cancer stage at diagnosis, duration since diagnosis, education level, working status, waking hours and sedentary time. * Significant p-value (< 0.05) for unadjusted variables. ** Significant p-value (< 0.05) for adjusted variables. MVPA Moderate to vigorous physical activity, EE Energy expenditure (Metabolic Equivalent of Task hours)