Table 5

Beta-coefficients for the association between leisure time PA and VERAS-Q domains for female and male medical students

QuestionnairePA volumeFemalesMalesP
Raw dataAdjustedRaw dataAdjusted
Beta (CI)Beta (CI)Beta (CI)Beta(CI)
VERAS-Q—time managementNoRef.Ref.Ref.Ref.
Low1.29 (−0.50 to 3.08)1.36 (−0.43 to 3.16)2.63 (0.39 to 4.88)2.49 (0.23 to 4.74)0.43
Moderate2.29 (0.81 to 3.77)2.31 (0.83 to 3.79)3.62 (2.03 to 5.22)3.55 (1.95 to 5.15)0.26
High3.80 (2.34 to 5.27)3.8 (2.32 to 5.28)4.44 (2.98 to 5.90)4.37 (2.91 to 5.84)0.61
VERAS-Q—psychologicalNoRef.Ref.Ref.Ref.
Low1.44 (−0.21 to 3.10)1.56 (−0.10 to 3.21)1.96 (−0.09 to 4.02)1.89 (−0.17 to 3.96)0.81
Moderate1.44 (0.07 to 2.81)1.51 (0.14 to 2.88)1.97 (0.51 to 3.43)2 (0.53 to 3.46)0.67
High2.72 (1.36 to 4.08)2.76 (1.39 to 4.13)3.19 (1.85 to 4.53)3.23 (1.89 to 4.56)0.69
VERAS-Q—physical healthNoRef.Ref.Ref.Ref.
Low2.08 (1.06 to 3.11)2.12 (1.10 to 3.15)2.23 (0.97 to 3.48)2.29 (1.03 to 3.55)0.86
Moderate4.36 (3.52 to 5.21)4.37 (3.52 to 5.22)4.41 (3.52 to 5.30)4.44 (3.55 to 5.34)0.95
High6.02 (5.17 to 6.86)5.95 (5.1 to 6.8)7.55 (6.73 to 8.36)7.53 (6.71 to 8.35)<0.001
VERAS-Q—learning environmentNoRef.Ref.Ref.Ref.
Low0.62 (−1.11 to 2.34)0.88 (−0.81 to 2.57)3.35 (1.24 to 5.47)3.08 (0.99 to 5.17)0.11
Moderate1.03 (−0.39 to 2.45)1.06 (−0.33 to 2.46)2.51 (1.01 to 4.01)2.37 (0.88 to 3.86)0.23
High1.39 (−0.03 to 2.8)1.47 (0.08 to 2.87)3.68 (2.3 to 5.05)3.52 (2.16 to 4.88)0.04
VERAS-Q—globalNoRef.Ref.Ref.Ref.
Low5.43 (0.39 to 10.48)5.92 (0.90 to 10.95)10.18 (4.05 to 16.3)9.75 (3.62 to 15.88)0.35
Moderate9.13 (4.96 to 13.3)9.26 (5.11 to 13.41)12.51 (8.17 to 16.86)12.36 (8.00 to 16.72)0.33
High13.93 (9.79 to 19.07)13.99 (9.84 to 18.14)18.86 (14.88 to 22.84)18.65 (14.67 to 22.62)0.12
  • Values are means and CIs. p Values correspond to the interaction for gender in the models.

  • PA, physical activity.