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Table 2 Crude and adjusted odds ratios of selected perceived environmental variables associations with physical activity.

From: Perceived environment and physical activity: a meta-analysis of selected environmental characteristics

Variable Crude OR (95%CI) Q Adjusteda OR (95%CI) Q
PA Facilities in Neighborhood     
No 1.00   1.00  
Yes 0.99 (0.98–1.00) Q(6) = 64.41* 1.20 (1.06–1.34) Q(7) = 22.58*
Sidewalks/Footpaths Present     
No 1.00   1.00  
Yes 0.99 (0.97–1.01) Q(6) = 8.47 1.29 (1.17–1.41) Q(8) = 7.04
Shops & Services in Walking Distance     
No 1.00   1.00  
Yes 1.05 (0.80–1.29) Q(3) = 3.81 1.30 (1.14–1.46) Q(6) = 25.22*
Heavy Traffic is Present     
Yes 1.00   1.00  
No 1.00 (0.86–1.14) Q(7) = 5.34 1.22 (1.08–1.37) Q(6) = 6.32
High Crime is Present     
Yes 1.00   1.00  
No 0.90 (0.75–1.04) Q(7) = 9.27 0.96 (0.80–1.11) Q(4) = 5.89
Street Lighting in Present     
No 1.00   1.00  
Yes 0.94 (0.79–1.10) Q(6) = 9.08 1.02 (0.90–1.15) Q(7) = 5.39
Unattended Dogs are a Problem     
Yes 1.00   1.00  
No 0.90 (0.78–1.02) Q(7) = 8.31 0.88 (0.75–1.02) Q(4) = 2.30
  1. aOR adjusted for those variables in original study
  2. * Q is significant at the 0.05 level