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Table 3 Odds of being in the upper tertile for playing in yard at home

From: Individual, social and physical environmental correlates of children's active free-play: a cross-sectional study

   Yard at Home   
   Weekdays Weekend Days  
   Unadjusted OR (95%CI) Unadjusted OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR† (95%CI)
Individual Factors    
Parent is married or in a de-facto relationship (referent = single parent) 1.12 (0.45, 2.77) 1.53 (0.64, 3.63) -
Parents' education level    
<12 yrs school (referent) 1.0 1.0  
   12 yrs/trade 1.69 (0.69, 4.12) 1.61 (0.65, 4.01) -
   University 1.06 (0.46, 2.44) 0.88 (0.39, 1.97) -
Parent does not work full-time (referent = parent works full time) 1.18 (0.53, 2.60) 1.41 (0.66, 2.99) -
Number of siblings (range:0-6) 1.16 (0.85, 1.58) 1.50 (1.04, 2.15)* 1.35 (0.91, 2.0)
Child prefers to do things that do not involve physical activity (range 0-3) 0.75 (0.51, 1.09) 0.57 (0.39, 0.81)** 0.65 (0.45, 0.95)**
Social Environmental Factors    
Parents have time to transport their child to activities (referent = parents do not have time) 1.25 (0.54, 2.95) 1.06 (0.47, 2.40) -
Parents believe there is a high crime rate in their neighbourhood (referent = disagree) 2.78 (1.06, 7.30)* 3.39 (0.95, 12.12) -
Parents believe it is safe for their child to play in the street outside their house (referent = disagree) 0.99 (0.54, 1.82) 1.20 (0.65, 2.21) -
Stranger danger is a concern (referent = disagree) 1.14 (0.51, 2.52) 2.32 (1.09, 4.94)* 2.17 (0.98, 4.81)
Child has many friends in their neighbourhood (referent = disagree) 1.31 (0.71, 2.43) 1.98 (1.07, 3.65)* 1.59 (0.83, 3.05)
Lots of children play or hang out in their street (referent = disagree) 0.94 (0.47, 1.90) 1.75 (0.85, 3.63) -
Child's family goes to the park together at least once/week (referent = disagree) 1.39 (0.75, 2.59) 1.64 (0.87, 3.10) -
Physical Environmental Factors    
Child's home has no yard or very small yard (referent = home has medium or large sized yard) 0.85 (0.31, 2.36) 0.85 (0.33, 2.21) -
Child lives in main arterial or busy through road (referent = does not live in main arterial road) 1.81 (0.95, 3.47) 1.08 (0.56, 2.10) -
Child lives in cul-de-sac (referent = does not live in cul-de-sac) 0.77 (0.39, 1.54) 1.58 (0.79, 3.17)  
Parents are satisfied with the quality of parks/playgrounds in their neighbourhood (range 0-2) 0.89 (0.63, 1.26) 1.04 (0.73, 1.47) -
  1. †adjusted for all significant variables in bivariable analyses
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01