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Table 2 Frequencies of LTPA type (engagement group), by dimension of social support.

From: Social support and leisure-time physical activity: longitudinal evidence from the Brazilian Pró-Saúde cohort study

Social support (tertiles) Type of Leisure-Time Physical Activity - Engagement group (n = 390)
   % % Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Fully-adjusted OR (95% CI)
  n Individual Group Individual Group Individual Group
Material        
Lower 112 7 12 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Intermediate 141 7 9 1.07 (0.8-1.5) 0.77 (0.4-1.4) 1.10 (0.7-1.6) 0.88 (0.4-1.9)
Upper 125 7 20 1.01 (0.7-1.4) 1.51 (0.9-2.7) 0.85 (0.6-1.2) 1.53 (0.7-3.2)
Affective        
Lower 115 10 7 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Intermediate 72 6 17 0.85 (0.6-1.2) 2.19 (1.1-4.5) 0.85 (0.6-1.3) 2.34 (1.0-5.8)
Upper 191 9 16 1.08 (0.8-1.4) 2.07 (1.1-3.9) 0.99 (0.7-1.4) 2.65 (1.2-6.0)
Emotional/information        
Lower 111 7 11 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Intermediate 137 9 14 1.23 (0.9-1.7) 1.37 (0.8-2.5) 1.20 (0.8-1.7) 1.77 (0.8-3.8)
Upper 129 10 15 1.31 (1.0-1.8) 1.50 (0.8-2.7) 1.05 (0.7-1.5) 2.33 (1.1-5.0)
Positive social interaction        
Lower 128 10 9 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Intermediate 101 5 14 0.75 (0.5-1.0) 1.42 (0.8-2.7) 0.71 (0.5-1.0) 1.82 (0.8-4.0)
Upper 150 9 16 1.00 (0.8-1.4) 1.60 (0.9-2.9) 0.82 (0.6-1.1) 1.79 (1.1-3.9)
  1. Unadjusted and adjusted Odds Ratios(OR) and respective 95% confidence intervals(95%) provided by multinomial regression models fitted using social support dimensions as predictors of type of Leisure-time physical activity (reference group: individuals who were inactive at time 1 and did not change the status at time 2). Pró-Saúde Study, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2 years of follow-up).
  2. Fully-adjusted model: Adjusted by age, gender, education, per capita monthly income, tobacco and alcohol use and morbidity.
  3. All statistically significant associations are in bold.