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Table 3 Multinomial logistic regression results for model four (the combined model) to determine associations with preference for intervention delivery mode

From: Individual characteristics associated with physical activity intervention delivery mode preferences among adults

  Group-based intervention Print intervention Web-based intervention
b(95% CI) RR b(95% CI) RR b(95% CI) RR
Demographics       
Marital status       
Married/defacto 1 . 1 . 1 .
Separated −0.81* (−1.53; −0.09) 0.45 −1.40 (−2.91; 0.82) 0.24 0.74 (−0.08; 1.57) 2.10
Single/other 0.02 (−0.42; 0.47) 1.02 −0.31 (−1.15; 0.53) 0.73 0.24 (−0.54; 1.02) 1.26
Age       
18-34 1 . 1 . 1 .
35-44 0.47 (−0.07; 1.01) 1.59 0.86 (−0.41; 2.12) 2.35 0.99* (0.08; 1.91) 2.71
45-54 0.22 (−0.30; 0.75) 1.24 1.03 (−1.17; 2.22) 2.78 0.44 (−0.48; 1.37) 1.56
55+ 0.37 (−0.14; 0.88) 1.44 1.70** (0.56; 2.85) 5.50 −0.02 (−0.97; 0.93) 0.98
Female gender −0.18 (−0.50; 0.15) 0.84 −0.73** (−1.27; −1.86) 0.48 −0.64* (−1.19; −0.08) 0.52
Location       
City 1 . 1 . 1 .
Town 0.39* (0.02; 0.77) 1.48 −0.01 (−0.64; 0.66) 1.01 0.38 (−0.24; 1.02) 1.47
Rural area 0.37 (−0.06; 0.81) 1.45 0.46 (−0.19; 1.12) 1.58 0.70* (0.02; 1.37) 2.01
Health variables
Weight status       
Normal 1 . 1 . 1 .
Overweight −0.20 (−0.59; 0.18) 0.81 −0.20 (−0.81; 0.41) 0.82 0.36 (−0.27; 0.97) 1.42
Obese −0.56** (−0.97; 10.16) 0.56 −0.75* (−1.4; −0.06) 0.47 −0.86* (−1.63; −0.08) 0.42
No chronic illness 0.08 (−0.26; 0.43) 1.09 −0.25 (−0.80; 0.29) 0.77 −0.42 (−0.98; 0.14) 0.65
Behavioural variables
Total physical activity (mins) −0.01 (−0.01; 0.01) 0.99 −0.01* (−0.01; −0.00) 0.99 −0.01* (−0.01; 0.00) 0.99
Internet use (hrs) −0.02 (−0.04; 0.01) 0.98 −0.02 (−0.06; 0.02) 0.97 0.03* (0.01; 0.06) 1.03
Mediated contact
often 1 . 1 . 1 .
Sometimes −0.22 (−0.66; 0.22) 0.80 −0.35 (−1.09; 0.39) 0.70 0.59 (−0.02; 1.19) 1.79
Rarely/never 0.39 (−0.58; 1.34) 1.47 −0.28 (−1.92; 1.37) 0.76 0.58 (−0.75; 1.92) 1.79
  1. Base category = ‘a face to face intervention with an instructor’, n = 814.
  2. *p < 0.05; **P < 0.01.