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Table 5 Summary of Hierarchical Regressions examining psychological, social and environmental correlates to leisure-time located physical activity (PA3) (N = 760)

From: Psycho-social and environmental correlates of location-specific physical activity among 9- and 15- year-old Norwegian boys and girls: the European Youth Heart Study

Predictor betaa betab betac betad betae betaf R2 (adjusted) R2 change (adjusted)
Step 1: Parental education level .12*** .13** .13** .12** .13**   .01** .01**
Step 2: Psychological factors        .26*** .25***
  Perceived competence   .26*** .21*** .19*** .15***    
  Enjoyment   .29*** .21*** .22*** .25***    
  Behavioural beliefs   .12** .05 .04 .02    
Step 3: Social factors        .36*** .11***
  Peer support    .23*** .22*** .28***    
  Parental support    .20*** .21*** .19***    
  Teacher support    -.10** -.08* -.02    
Step 4: Environmental factors        .37** .01**
  Opportunity     .10** .07*    
  Licence     .13*** .07*    
Step 5: Demographics        .41*** .04***
  Age      .23***    
Step 6: Interactions        .44*** .02***
  Age x competence       .31***   
  Age x teacher support       -.26***   
  1. aStandardized regression coefficients without psychological and social factors entered into the regression
  2. bStandardized regression coefficients with psychological factors entered into the regression.
  3. cStandardized regression coefficients with social factors entered into the regression.
  4. dStandardized regression coefficients with environmental factors entered into the regression.
  5. eStandardized regression coefficients with demographics entered into the regression
  6. fStandardized regression coefficients for interaction terms
  7. *p < .05. **p < .01. ***p < .001.