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Table 4 Factors associated with likelihood of taking part in structured exercise/sport everyday using logistic regression modelling

From: Independent mobility, perceptions of the built environment and children's participation in play, active travel and structured exercise and sport: the PEACH Project

  Boys (n = 631)   Girls (n = 639)  
  OR SE 95%CI P OR SE 95%CI P
  Likelihood of taking part in structured exercise/sport everyday
Local-IM 1.42 0.207 1.06-1.89 0.017 1.22 0.159 0.95-1.58 0.122
Area-IM 1.34 0.211 0.98-1.82 0.065 1.08 0.156 0.82-1.44 0.570
Aesthetics 0.78 0.111 0.59-1.03 0.090 1.16 0.161 0.89-1.53 0.259
Nuisance 1.23 0.237 0.84-1.79 0.282 0.91 0.151 0.66-1.26 0.570
Personal safety 1.47 0.318 1.02-2.24 0.049 0.93 0.169 0.66-1.33 0.711
Traffic safety 0.79 0.151 0.55-1.15 0.226 0.82 0.138 0.59-1.15 0.254
Social Norm 1.30 0.240 0.90-1.86 0.161 1.37 0.263 0.95-2.00 0.095
Access (1) 1.62 0.411 1.01-2.66 0.051 1.65 0.362 1.07-2.53 0.023
Access (2) 1.27 0.218 0.91-1.77 0.165 1.45 0.229 1.07-1.98 0.018
Playspace 1.02 0.164 0.75-1.40 0.885 1.41 0.219 1.04-1.91 0.025
Constraint 0.79 0.104 0.61-1.02 0.077 0.80 0.097 0.63-1.01 0.066
Distance 1.00 0.001 0.99-1.00 0.417 0.99 0.001 0.99-1.00 0.917
Daylight 1.00 0.001 0.99-1.00 0.610 0.99 0.001 0.99-1.00 0.438
SDSBMI 0.80 0.072 0.67-0.96 0.015 0.99 0.068 0.87-1.14 0.972
IMDscore 1.00 0.006 0.99-1.01 0.815 099 0.005 0.98-1.00 0.141
Pubertal status 1.08 0.131 0.85-1.37 0.534 1.20 0.121 0.98-1.46 0.078
  1. SDSBMI: standardised body mass index, IMD: Index of Multiple Deprivation
  2. Reference group: taking part in structured exercise/sport < everyday
  3. Bold text indicates significant relationship
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