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Table 3 Association of Individual, Neighborhood, and Park Variables with Perceived-Objective Park Proximity Match

From: Correspondence of perceived vs. objective proximity to parks and their relationship to park-based physical activity

Predictor of Perceived-Objective Match OR 95% CI
Individual variables   
   Gender (male) 0.94 (0.56,1.61)
   Age (over 40 years) 0.48* (0.21,0.79)
   Marital status (married) 0.74 (0.41,1.33)
   Education (college graduate) 1.43* (1.06,1.75)
   Family status (child <12 in house) 1.92* (1.31,2.46)
   BMI (overweight or obese) 0.53* (0.36,0.81)
   Self-efficacy for physical activity (high) 0.93 (0.53,1.60)
   Any neighborhood physical activity 0.92 (0.48,1.76)
   Any park-based physical activity 2.15* (1.36,2.88)
   Own a fitness facility membership 0.34* (0.15,0.76)
Neighborhood variables   
   Perceptions of safety (high) 0.98 (0.59,1.70)
   Perceptions of aesthetics (high) 0.47* (0.27,0.84)
   Perceptions of cohesion (high) 1.35* (1.09,1.67)
Park variables   
   Number of parks within 750 m 1.07* (1.03,1.10)
   Size of closest park 0.99 (0.98,1.01)
   Distance to closest park 1.17 (0.89,1.39)
   Number of features in closest park 1.11* (1.04,1.20)
   Playground in closest park 1.24* (1.07,1.55)
   Trail in closest park 0.75 (0.42,1.33)
   Wooded area in closest park 2.42* (1.40,4.19)
   Water area in closest park 1.15 (0.95,1.26)
   Ball diamond in closest park 0.24* (0.07,0.79)
   Soccer field in closest park 0.26* (0.08,0.85)
   Basketball court in closest park 0.79 (0.38,1.66)
  1. * odds ratio significant at the p < .05 level