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Table 3 Factors associated with Sedentary Behavior of adolescents among High school students in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia, 2019

From: Magnitude of sedentary behavior and associated factors among secondary school adolescents in Debre Berhan town, Ethiopia

VariablesSedentaryNot SedentaryCORAOR(95%-CI)
Grade levelG = 9735311
G = 10124911.950.39 (0.13–1.23)
G = 1159120.541.22 (0.58–2.53)
G = 12122461.930.82 (0.35–1.90)
Family Monthly Income< 2000669211
2001–500072545.921.81 (0.64–5.17)
5001–799944223.941.45(0.52–4.04)
> 80001421810.996.42 (2.18–18.78)***
Maternal EducationNo Education7910511
Elementary114670.962.16(0.51–9.17)
Secondary76123.565.12 (1.09–23.83)*
College University109188.054.40 (0.842–22.99)
Father EducationNo Education519311
Elementary108721.120.85(0.23–3.10)
Secondary77144.120.61 (0.14–2.69)
College University1422311.250.95 (0.19–4.85)
Mother OccupationNGO723.2430.88 (0.10–7.39)
Government84170.6050.81 (0.09–7.04)
Private110190.7080.39 (0.04–3.64)
House wife17716411
Father OccupationNGO2659.024.58 (0.58–35.92)
Government135291.170.88 (0.13–5.80)
Private138311.121.78 (0.27–11.75)
Farmer7913711
Family ResidenceUrban295677.160.37 0.13–1.06)
Rural8313511
Housing conditionOwn2931142.710.75 (0.37–1.53)
Rent75792.311.02 (0.18–5.69)
Condominium10911
TVYes330879.094.87 (1.99–11.87)***
No4811511
DishYes289597.541.132 (0.456–2.82)
No9214311
ComputerYes127185.171.26 (0.46–3.44)
No25118411
Private InternetYes1624.420.62(0.09–4.07)
no36220011
PhoneYes3011312.121.33 (0.85–2.33)
No77711 
Mobile InternetYes236572.372.37(1.14–4.93)*
No657411
Social mediaYes213405.232.98 (1.43–6.17)**
No16516211
  1. *Statistically significant P value < 0.05, ** p value < 0.01, *** P value < 0.001
  2. NB: Model fitness and multicollinearity is checked