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Table 3 Changes in purpose-specific active travel and (a) recreational and (b) total physical activity (min/week)

From: Change in active travel and changes in recreational and total physical activity in adults: longitudinal findings from the iConnect study

Commuting active travel
   Non-Commuting travel PA Recreational PA Total PA
  N T1 mean (95% CI) T2 mean (95% CI) Mean change (95% CI) Regression coefficienta(95 % CI) T1 mean (95% CI) T2 mean (95% CI) Mean change (95% CI) Regression coefficienta(95% CI) T1 mean (95% CI) T2 mean (95% CI) Mean change (95% CI) Regression coefficienta(95% CI)
Active travel decreased 254 87.1 (73.4, 100.9) 104.3 (83.5, 125.1) 17.2 (−2.8, 37.2) 26.9 (7.9, 45.8) 316.1 (272.1, 360.1) 266.8 (232.8, 300.8) −49.3 (−87.9, -10.8) −37.2 (−82.4, 8.0) 559.0 (513.5, 624.4) 424.7 (378.4, 470.9) −144.3 (−189.6, -98.9) −120.8 (−171.1, -70.4)
Active travel maintained 1154 76.3 (69.1, 83.6) 70.2 (63.4, 77.0) −6.1 (−13.3,1.1) 0 303.3 (283.3, 323.2) 281.3 (262.2, 300.5) −21.9 (−40.3, -3.5) 0 387.5 (365.2, 409.9) 338.2 (338.1, 381.1) −27.9 (−48.0, -7.8) 0
Active travel increased 220 74.9 (60.8, 88.9) 69.0 (57.0, 81.0) −5.9 (−20.9, 9.2) 3.1 (−16.9, 23.2) 305.4 (260.6, 350.2) 268.7 (233.3, 304.2) −36.6 (−74.4, 1.1) −25.7 (−73.5, 22.2) 446.8 (395.7, 498.0) 518. (473.3, 563.6) 71.6 (28.7, 114.6) 93.2 (40.0, 146.5)
Non-Commuting active travel
   Commuting PA Recreational PA Total PA
  N T1 mean (95% CI) T2 mean (95% CI) Mean change (95% CI) Regression coefficient a (95% CI) T1 mean (95% CI) T2 mean (95% CI) Mean change (95% CI) Regression coefficient a (95% CI) T1 mean (95% CI) T2 mean (95% CI) Mean change (95% CI) Regression coefficient a (95% CI)
Active travel decreased 502 53.3 (44.1, 62.4) 49.0 (39.6, 58.4) −4.3 (−11.9, 3.3) −10.0 (−20.6, 0.6) 329.3 (300.2, 358.3) 288.9 (260.9, 316.9) −40.4 (−67.1, -13.6) −24.7 (−62.0, 12.7) 557.1 (522.1, 592.1) 390.1 (358.3, 422.0) −167.0 (−196.7, -137.3) −157.9 (−198.5, -117.4)
Active travel maintained 637 23.1 (18.0, 28.2) 29.6 (23.0, 36.1) 6.5 (1.0, 12.0) 0 268.5 (243.6, 293.3) 253.2 (228.8, 277.7) −15.2 (−38.1, 7.6) 0 308.6 (282.5, 334.8) 299.8 (273.3, 326.2) −8.9 (−32.7, 15.0) 0
Active travel increased 489 50.0 (39.0, 61.0)) 39.3 (31.6, 47.0) −10.7 (−20.3, -1.1) −16.4 (−27.0, -5.8) 329.5 (295.1, 363.9) 297.0 (269.5, 324.5) −32.5 (−63.1, -2.0) −15.5 (−52.9, 22.0) 437.2 (398.3, 476,1) 511.5 (477.2, 545.9) 74.4 (40.6, 108.1) 85.5 (44.9, 126.1)
  1. aLinear regression adjusted for age, sex, ethnicity, education, employment, BMI, household income, housing tenure, household car access and children living at home. 95%CI: 95% Confidence Intervals; PA: Physical activity.