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Table 3 Association between both gender and age group and barriers to physical activity (multivariate logistic regression models; n = 286)

From: Barriers to physical activity in older adults in Germany: a cross-sectional study

  Gender (reference: men) Age group (reference: age < 80 years)
  Adjusted odds ratio [99.63% confidence interval] p-value Adjusted odds ratio# [99.63% confidence interval] p-value
Poor health 1.14 [0.56;2.33] 0.582 2.34 [1.06;5.19] 0.002*
Lack of company 1.54 [0.76;3.09] 0.075 0.86 [0.40;1.84] 0.566
Lack of interest 0.99 [0.48;2.01] 0.953 1.00 [0.46;2.15] 0.988
Lack of opportunities 2.41 [1.02;5.68] 0.003* 1.31 [0.55;3.17] 0.368
Afraid of fall/injury 1.62 [0.69;3.76] 0.099 0.71 [0.28;1.82] 0.287
Lack of transport 5.26 [1.77;15.69] < 0.001* 0.74 [0.26;2.13] 0.411
Lack of time 1.53 [0.60;3.93] 0.190 0.94 [0.34;2.59] 0.857
  1. * significant according to the adjusted level of significance p < .004
  2. adjusted for age group
  3. # adjusted for gender