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Table 3 Odds ratios for meeting physical activity guidelines – logistic regression

From: Personal, social, and environmental correlates of physical activity in adults living in rural south-west England: a cross-sectional analysis

  Unadjusted Fully adjusted
Predictor variable OR 95%CI p OR 95%CI p
Personal factors
  Gender 0.03   0.002
  Male   Reference    Reference  
  Female 0.82 0.69 to 0.98   0.70 0.55 to 0.88  
  Age groups (years) <0.001   0.54
  18-34   Reference    Reference  
  35-49 0.87 0.57 to 1.33   0.99 0.61 to 1.61  
  50-64 0.70 0.47 to 1.04   0.99 0.62 to 1.58  
  65+ 0.32 0.21 to 0.48   0.82 0.50 to 1.35  
  BMI category <0.001   0.40
  Normal weight   Reference    Reference  
  Overweight 0.79 0.65 to 0.96   0.93 0.74 to 1.18  
  Obese 0.47 0.37 to 0.60   0.81 0.59 to 1.10  
  Health <0.001   <0.001
  Poor/fair   Reference    Reference  
  Good 2.83 2.23 to 3.61   1.57 1.14 to 2.17  
  Very good/excellent 5.92 4.66 to 7.53   2.05 1.44 to 2.91  
  Long-term illness/disability <0.001   0.06
  Yes   Reference    Reference  
  No 3.27 2.71 to 3.94   1.31 0.99 to 1.73  
  Education leaving age (years) <0.001   0.98
  16 & under   Reference    Reference  
  17-18 1.58 1.27 to 1.96   1.02 0.78 to 1.34  
  19+ 1.86 1.52 to 2.28   1.00 0.77 to 1.28  
  Occupation category <0.001  
  Not employed   Reference  
  Sitting/standing job 1.82 1.51 to 2.20  
  Physical job 2.41 1.82 to 3.20  
  Cars in household <0.001   0.22
  No car   Reference    Reference  
  1 car 4.11 2.55 to 6.62   1.38 0.71 to 2.66  
  2+ cars 7.74 4.82 to 12.43   1.61 0.82 to 3.17  
  Children under 15 in household <0.001  
  Yes   Reference  
  No 0.58 0.47 to 0.73  
  Dog ownership <0.001   0.15
  Yes   Reference    Reference  
  No 0.71 0.60 to 0.85   0.85 0.68 to 1.06  
Social factors
  Commitment to doing more physical activity <0.001   0.002
  Low   Reference    Reference  
  Moderate 1.63 1.33 to 1.99   1.21 0.94 to 1.55  
  High 2.79 2.22 to 3.50   1.66 1.25 to 2.20  
  Physical activity social norms <0.001   0.004
  Unfavourable   Reference    Reference  
  Neutral 1.43 1.13 to 1.80   1.05 0.79 to 1.40  
  Favourable 2.53 2.06 to 3.11   1.47 1.14 to 1.90  
  Physical activity habit <0.001   <0.001
  Unfavourable   Reference    Reference  
  Neutral 2.17 1.57 to 3.02   1.61 1.12 to 2.33  
  Favourable 7.77 6.27 to 9.62   4.30 3.33 to 5.55  
  Physical activity village supportiveness <0.001  
  Unfavourable   Reference  
  Neutral 1.66 1.33 to 2.07  
  Favourable 1.95 1.57 to 2.41  
Environmental factors
  Traffic and pleasantness of surroundings 0.04  
  Unfavourable   Reference  
  Neutral 1.15 0.83 to 1.62  
  Favourable 1.37 1.06 to 1.76  
  Proximity and convenience of walking 0.30  
  Unfavourable   Reference  
  Neutral 1.17 0.90 to 1.53  
  Favourable 0.96 0.80 to 1.16  
  Safety and convenience of cycling 0.96  
  Unfavourable   Reference  
  Neutral 1.02 0.83 to 1.25  
  Favourable 0.98 0.79 to 1.22  
  Convenience of public transport 0.18   0.64
  Unfavourable   Reference    Reference  
  Neutral 0.94 0.73 to 1.21   0.93 0.68 to 1.27  
  Favourable 0.83 0.68 to 1.01   0.89 0.70 to 1.14  
  Safety walking after dark 0.002  
  Unfavourable   Reference  
  Neutral 0.97 0.75 to 1.27  
  Favourable 1.36 1.11 to 1.66  
  Manmade sports facilities in local area <0.001  
  1+ facility   Reference  
  No facilities 0.72 0.60 to 0.85  
  Natural activity facilities in local area <0.001  
  1+ facility   Reference  
  No facilities 0.35 0.22 to 0.58  
  Community centre in local area <0.001  
  Yes   Reference  
  No 0.66 0.54 to 0.82  
  Use of recreational facilities <0.001   0.01
  No facilities used   Reference    Reference  
  Used in last year only 1.70 1.12 to 2.58   1.31 0.70 to 2.44  
  Used in last month 4.49 3.19 to 6.33   2.04 1.10 to 3.47  
  Locality of facilities used <0.001    0.27
  No facilities used   Reference    Reference  
  Local village only 1.32 1.01 to 1.72   0.73 0.48 to 1.11  
  Outside local village 2.28 1.66 to 3.12   0.97 0.61 to 1.54  
  Local and not local 2.31 1.81 to 2.94   0.88 0.59 to 1.31  
Village-level factors
  Population density 1.07 0.92 to 1.27 0.36  
  Mean age 1.01 0.99 to 1.04 0.27  
  Gender (% males) 0.18  
  Low   Reference  
  Moderate 1.14 0.93 to 1.41  
  High 0.94 0.77 to 1.15  
  IMD score 0.99 0.97 to 1.01 0.47  
  Sport England Segmentation 0.48  
  S19 (Elsie & Arnold)   Reference  
  S17 (Ralph & Phyllis) 0.84 0.52 to 1.36  
  S13 (Roger & Joy) 0.69 0.41 to 1.18  
  S11 (Philip) 0.49 0.23 to 1.05  
  S8 (Jackie) 0.91 0.19 to 4.25  
  S6 (Tim) 0.72 0.43 to 1.22  
  S3 (Chloe) 0.65 0.36 to 1.18  
  1. Sample sizes for the unadjusted analyses ranged from 2336 to 2415; sample size for the adjusted analysis was 2174.