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Table 4 Linear regression analysis of total weekday physical activity, MVPA and sedentary time with travel mode

From: The contribution of walking to work to adult physical activity levels: a cross sectional study

  Total physical activity MVPA Sedentary time
  β (95% CI) p β (95% CI) p β (95% CI) p
Sex (male (reference)/female) −25.4 (-104.3, 53.6) 0.524 1.8 (-10.1, 13.7) 0.766 0.3 (-29.6, 30.2) 0.984
Age (years) −3.0 (-6.3, 0.3) 0.077 −0.3 (-0.8, 0.2) 0.198 1.0 (-0.3, 2.2) 0.119
Education (no university degree (reference)/degree) 43.8 (-41.8, 129.4) 0.311 8.6 (-4.3, 21.5) 0.188 3.0 (-29.4, 35.4) 0.854
Income (≤£30,000 per annum (reference)/>£30,000) −47.2 (-127.2, 32.7) 0.243 −6.7 (-18.8, 5.3) 0.268 44.3 (14.0, 74.6) 0.005
Occupational activity (sedentary (reference)/non-sedentary) −41.5 (-138.0, 55.0) 0.394 −15.6 (-30.1, -1.1) 0.036 −39.6 (-76.2, -3.1) 0.034
Work status (part time (reference)/full time) 53.4 (-66.0, 172.7) 0.376 15.1 (-2.9, 33.0) 0.099 10.5 (-34.7, 55.7) 0.646
Accelerometer wear time (minutes per day) 0.13 (-0.15, 0.40) 0.364 0.06 (0.02, 0.10) 0.008 0.17 (0.07, 0.28) 0.002
Travel mode (car (reference)/walk) 127.3 (43.9, 210.8) 0.003 19.0 (6.4, 31.6) 0.004 −15.6 (-47.2, 16.0) 0.327
  1. Regression results are presented as unstandardised coefficients (95% CI). Total weekday physical activity is accelerometer counts per minute (cpm), MVPA and Sedentary time are minutes.