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Table 6 Associations of individual, weather, and environmental variables with recreational walking time in the residential neighborhood 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 1.00 (0.90, 1.11)
  60–79 0.95 (0.78, 1.14)
 Male (vs. female) 1.28 (1.17, 1.42)
 Living alone (vs. as a couple) 0.80 (0.72, 0.89)
 Employment status (vs. employed)  
  Unemployed 1.37 (1.20, 1.55)
  Retired 1.89 (1.54, 2.31)
 Non-ownership of dwelling (vs. ownership) 1.18 (1.07, 1.30)
Weather variables  
 Rainfall over 7 days (vs. low)  
  Medium low 1.02 (0.89, 1.16)
  Medium high 0.89 (0.79, 1.01)
  High 0.85 (0.75, 0.96)
 Mean temperature over 7 days (vs. low)  
  Medium low 0.99 (0.87, 1.12)
  Medium high 1.17 (1.04, 1.33)
  High 1.17 (1.03, 1.33)
Environmental variables  
 Neighborhood education level (vs. low)  
  Medium low 1.03 (0.88, 1.20)
  Medium high 1.26 (1.06, 1.50)
  High 1.21 (1.00, 1.48)
 Presence and quality of green and open spaces (vs. low)  
  Medium low 0.97 (0.85, 1.11)
  Medium high 1.13 (0.98, 1.31)
  High 1.43 (1.21, 1.70)
 Air traffic exposure area 0.82 (0.71, 0.95)
 Density of destinations (vs. low)  
  Medium low 1.09 (0.95, 1.25)
  Medium high 1.14 (0.96, 1.35)
  High 1.39 (1.13, 1.70)
  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.