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Table 6 Multivariate logistic regression model of personal and environmental correlates of active travel stratified by availability of a car

From: Personal and environmental correlates of active travel and physical activity in a deprived urban population

  No car available Car available
Variable OR (95% CI) P OR (95% CI) P
Age 0.98 (0.97, 1.00) 0.029 0.97 (0.95, 0.99) 0.008
Housing tenure (reference: social renter)     
Owner-occupier 1.57 (0.94, 2.65) 0.087 1.77 (0.86, 3.64) 0.12
Other 1.49 (0.61, 3.62) 0.38 1.64 (0.51, 5.30) 0.41
Distance to place of work or study (reference: four miles or more)     
Less than four miles 1.20 (0.57, 2.53) 0.63 1.96 (1.14, 3.37) 0.015
Not applicable* 1.00 (0.48, 2.11) 1.00 4.84 (2.20, 10.66) <0.001
Access to bicycle (reference: no)     
Yes 2.17 (1.10, 4.29) 0.026 1.43 (0.86, 2.38) 0.17
Difficulty walking (reference: yes)     
No 2.49 (1.35, 4.57) 0.003 5.60 (1.74, 17.98) 0.004
Individual items in neighbourhood scale     
Proximity to shops 1.10 (0.88, 1.37) 0.39 1.34 (1.03, 1.74) 0.032
Road safety for cyclists 0.89 (0.71, 1.12) 0.31 0.77 (0.06, 0.99) 0.038
Day of travel diary (reference: weekend)     
Weekday 1.22 (0.71, 2.11) 0.47 3.32 (1.62, 6.82) 0.001
  1. n = 831. * Does not work or study or usually works at home or from home. OR: Exponent of estimated regression coefficient, i.e. estimated odds ratio. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval for estimated odds ratio.