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Table 4 Regression coefficients for MET-minutes/week physical activity (total LTPA) – linear 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 Coeff. 95%CI p Coeff. 95%CI p
Personal factors
  Gender    <0.001    <0.001
  Male   Reference    Reference  
  Female -519 -763 to -274   -597 -841 to -352  
  Age groups (years)    <0.001    0.002
  18-34   Reference    Reference  
  35-49 -864 -1378 to -351   -694 -1182 to -206  
  50-64 -596 -1088 to -103   -368 -843 to 108  
  65+ -1249 -1744 to -754   -787 -1318 to -255  
  BMI Category    <0.001    0.02
  Normal weight   Reference    Reference  
  Overweight -540 -804 to -277   -365 -618 to -111  
  Obese -879 -1232 to -525   -195 -540 to 151  
  Health    <0.001    <0.001
  Poor/Fair   Reference    Reference  
  Good 939 601 to 1278   505 153 to 857  
  Excellent/Very good 1765 1444 to 2086   836 481 to 1190  
  Long-term Illness/Disability    <0.001    
  Yes   Reference     
  No   687 to 1208     
  Education leaving age (years)    0.004    
  16 & under   Reference     
  17-18 449 146 to 752     
  19+ 379 103 to 654     
  Occupation category    <0.001    <0.001
  Not employed   Reference    Reference  
  Sitting/standing job -84 -341 to 173   -526 -831 to -222  
  Physical job 1274 921 to 1627   530 147 to 912  
  Cars in household    <0.001    
  No car   Reference     
  1 car 1143 516 to 1770     
  2+ cars 1627 1009 to 2244     
  Children under 15 in household    0.98    
  Yes   Reference     
  No -4 -292 to 285     
  Dog ownership    <0.001    0.03
  Yes   Reference    Reference  
  No -527 -770 to -284   -262 -501 to -23  
Social factors
  Commitment to doing more physical activity    0.002    0.03
  Low   Reference    Reference  
  Moderate -114 -398 to 170   -317 -599 to -36  
  High 403 111 to 696   18 -286 to 322  
  Physical activity social norms    <0.001    <0.001
  Unfavourable   Reference    Reference  
  Neutral 474 140 to 807   154 -170 to 478  
  Favourable 1096 813 to 1379   513 228 to 799  
  Physical activity habit    <0.001    <0.001
  Unfavourable   Reference    Reference  
  Neutral 814 361 to 1267   447 -16 to 910  
  Favourable 2245 1974 to 2516   1557 1244 to 1870  
  Physical activity village supportiveness    <0.001    
  Unfavourable   Reference     
  Neutral 409 109 to 708     
  Favourable 553 273 to 833     
Environmental factors
  Traffic and pleasantness of surroundings    0.06    
  Unfavourable   Reference     
  Neutral -139 -618 to 339     
  Favourable 257 -110 to 624     
  Proximity and convenience of walking    0.02    
  Unfavourable   Reference     
  Neutral 397 37 to 757     
  Favourable -83 -351 to 185     
  Safety and convenience of cycling    0.14    
  Unfavourable   Reference     
  Neutral 109 -176 to 395     
  Favourable 304 -1 to 608     
  Convenience of public transport    0.06    0.04
  Unfavourable   Reference    Reference  
  Neutral -25 -382 to 332   -52 -391 to 287  
  Favourable -336 -619 to -52   -348 -617 to -80  
  Safety walking after dark    0.003    0.22
  Unfavourable   Reference    Reference  
  Neutral -224 -601 to 152   -90 -451 to 271  
  Favourable 304 24 to 585   164 -108 to 436  
  Manmade sports facilities in local area    0.06    
  1+ facility   Reference     
  No facilities -240 -493 to 14     
  Natural activity facilities in local area    0.02    
  1+ facility   Reference     
  No facilities -864 -1592 to -135     
  Community centre in local area    0.003    0.11
  Yes   Reference    Reference  
  No -450 -749 to -152   -239 -527 to 50  
  Use of recreational facilities    <0.001    0.05
  No facilities used   Reference    Reference  
  Used in last year only 69 -530 to 668   -126 -833 to 580  
  Used in last month 1083 605 to 1561   351 -294 to 997  
  Locality of facilities used    0.001    0.007
  No facilities used   Reference    Reference  
  Local village only 43 -344 to 429   -263 -714 to 189  
  Outside local village 775 330 to 1220   297 -198 to 791  
  Local and not local 318 -30 to 666   -286 -709 to 137  
Village-level factors
  Population density 20 -242 to 281 0.88    
  Mean age 14 -28 to 56 0.52    
  Gender (% males)    0.24    
  Low   Reference     
  Moderate 294 -49 to 636     
  High 125 -218 to 469     
  IMD score 3 -32 to 39 0.85    
  Sport England Segmentation    0.38    
  S19 (Elsie & Arnold)   Reference     
  S17 (Ralph & Phyllis) -46 -779 to 688     
  S13 (Roger & Joy) -127 -948 to 695     
  S11 (Philip) -567 -1810 to 676     
  S8 (Jackie) 1091 -1187 to 3369     
  S6 (Tim)   -260 -1064 to 544    
  S3 (Chloe) -652 -1592 to 288     
  1. Sample sizes for the unadjusted analyses ranged from 2336 to 2415; sample size for the adjusted analysis was 2179.