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Table 5 Associations of individual, weather, and environmental variables with reporting any recreational walking a

From: The environmental correlates of overall and neighborhood based recreational walking (a cross-sectional analysis of the RECORD Study)

  OR (95% CrI)
Individual variables  
 Age (vs. 30–44)  
  45–59 1.01 (0.90, 1.14)
  60–79 1.02 (0.81, 1.27)
 Male (vs. female) 1.38 (1.23, 1.55)
 Individual education (vs. upper tertiary)  
  Higher secondary and lower tertiary 1.12 (0.98, 1.29)
  Primary and lower secondary 1.01 (0.86, 1.18)
  No education 0.81 (0.65, 1.02)
 Employment status (vs. employed)  
  Unemployed 1.15 (0.99, 1.35)
  Retired 1.68 (1.32, 2.15)
 Occupation (vs. high white collar)  
  Intermediate 0.83 (0.65, 1.06)
  Low white collar 0.83 (0.72, 0.96)
  Blue collar 0.79 (0.64, 0.97)
Weather variables  
 Rainfall over 7 days (vs. low)  
  Medium low 0.85 (0.73, 0.99)
  Medium high 0.82 (0.71, 0.96)
  High 0.78 (0.67, 0.90)
 Mean temperature over 7 days (vs. low)  
  Medium low 1.14 (0.99, 1.32)
  Medium high 1.40 (1.20, 1.62)
  High 1.37 (1.18, 1.59)
Environmental variables  
 Neighborhood education level (vs. low)  
  Medium low 1.17 (1.00, 1.36)
  Medium high 1.45 (1.23, 1.71)
  High 1.47 (1.24, 1.75)
 Air traffic exposure area 0.75 (0.65, 0.87)
  1. Legend: CrI, credible interval; OR, odds ratio.
  2. aAt each step of the modeling, only the additional variables tested that were independently associated with the outcome were retained in the model.