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Table 6 Models showing association of significant physical environmental factors and transportation (independent variables) to physical activity and active transport to school; OR = odds ratio, CI = confidence interval; models are adjusted for site, race/ethnicity, grade, and other variables listed under each dependent variable

From: Girls' perception of physical environmental factors and transportation: reliability and association with physical activity and active transport to school

  Physical Activity Above vs. Below Median (n = 610) Active Transport to School (n = 609)
Survey Item OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Things to look at     
Agree a little/A lot 1.91 (1.17, 3.11)*   
Neither agree or disagree 1.05 (0.59, 1.87)   
Disagree a little/A lot 1.00    
Smells     
Disagree a little/A lot    0.43 (0.24, 0.75)*
Neither agree or disagree    0.38 (0.18, 0.81)*
Agree a little/A lot    1.00  
Equipment     
Agree a little/A lot 2.51 (1.51, 4.17)*   
Neither agree or disagree 1.52 (0.80, 2.86)   
Disagree a little/A lot 1.00    
Number of facilities near home/go there     
>=20 1.79 (1.06, 3.03)* 1.92 (1.15, 3.22)*
16–19 0.81 (0.49, 1.33) 0.78 (0.45, 1.34)
<16 1.00   1.00  
Walk/bike to transit     
Agree a little/A lot 1.82 (1.14, 2.89)*   
Neither agree or disagree 1.64 (0.88, 3.09)   
Disagree a little/A lot 1.00    
  1. *Indicates OR with p < 0.05.