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Table 6 Logistic regression for gender, years of education and characteristics of the neighborhood characteristics according to each type of practice

From: Neighborhood and physical activities of Portuguese adolescents

Variable PA OR (95%CI) Exercise OR (95%CI) Indoor sports OR (95%CI) Outdoor Sports OR (95%CI)
Gender     
   Girl 1 1 1 1
   Boy 3.0 [2.6-3,4]* 0.3 [0,3-0.4]* 0.7 [0.6-0.8]* 4.7 [4.1-5.3]*
School grade
   10th 1 1 1 1
   6th 1.7 [1.4-2.0]* 0,4 [0.4-0.5]* 2.2 [1.8-2.5]* 2.5 [2.1-2.9]*
   8th 1.3 [1.1-1.5]* 0.6 [0.5-0.7]* 1.7 [1.5-1.9]* 2.1 [1.8-2.4]*
Do people get along well and speak to each other?
   Yes 1 1 1 1
   No 0.9 [0.7-1,1] 1.1 [0.8-1.4] 0.9 [0.8-1.2] 0.9 [0.7-1.2]
Is it safe for children to play in the street during the day?
   Yes 1 1 1 1
   No 0.8 [0.7-0.9]* 1.3 [1.1-1.5]* 0.9 [0.8-1.1] 0.8 [0.7-0.9]*
Can you trust the people of the area?
   Yes 1 1 1 1
   No 1.2 [1.1-1.5]* 1.0 [0.8-1.2] 1.0 [0.8-1.1] 0.9 [0.7-1.0]
Are there good places to spend your free time?
   Yes 1 1 1 1
   No 0.8 [0.7-0.9]* 1.3 [1.1-1.5 ]* 0.9 [0.7-1.0] 0.8 [0.7-0.9]*
Are there are many places for entertainment in the evening?
   Yes 1 1 1 1
   No 0.9 [0.8-1.0] 1.2 [1.1-1.4]* 0.9 [0.8-1.0] 0.8 [0.7-0.9]*
Is there often violence and theft?
   Yes 1 1 1 1
   No 0.9 [0.8-1.1] 0.8 [0.7-0.9]* 1.0 [0.8-1.2] 1.2 [1.0-1.5 ]*
Is it a beautiful area?
   Yes 1 1 1 1
   No 1.0 [0.8-1.3] 0.9 [0,7-1.1] 1.0 [0.8-1.2] 0.8 [0.7-0.9]*
Is it an isolated area?
   Yes 1 1 1 1
   No 0.9 [0.8-1.3] 1.0 [0.8-1.1] 1.0 [0.9-1.2] 1.0 [0.9-1.2]
Do you have good public services (health center, youth center, etc.)?
   Yes 1 1 1 1
   No 0.8 [0.7-0.9]* 1.1 [1-1.3] 0.8 [0.7-0.9]* 1.1 [1.0-1.3]
0,121 0,121 0,05 0,228
; p 5,92;0,65 0,12;0,76 5,12;0,74 23,68;0,03
  1. Note: OR means odds ratio; R2 N - Nagelkerke test; χ2HL - Hosmer e Lemeshow test; *p <0.05