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Table 3 Frequencies of LTPA type (maintenance 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 - Maintenance group (n = 798)
   % % Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Fully-adjusted OR (95% CI)
  n Individual Group Individual Group Individual Group
Material        
Lower 205 9 19 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Intermediate 313 10 24 1.18 (0.9-1.6) 1.39 (0.9-2.0) 1.07 (0.7-1.6) 1.80 (1.1-3.1)
Upper 266 8 23 0.99 (0.7-1.4) 1.27 (0.9-1.9) 0.80 (0.6-1.2) 1.50 (0.9-2.6)
Affective        
Lower 218 9 22 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Intermediate 146 8 25 0.94 (0.7-1.3) 1.07 (0.7-1.7) 0.84 (0.6-1.3) 1.03 (0.6-1.8)
Upper 420 10 22 1.21 (0.9-1.6) 1.21 (0.9-1.7) 1.04 (0.7-1.5) 1.48 (0.9-2.4)
Emotional/information        
Lower 205 10 24 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Intermediate 306 14 26 1.42 (1.0-1.9) 1.33 (0.9-1.9) 1.32 (0.9-1.9) 1.52 (0.9-2.5)
Upper 271 12 22 1.34 (1.0-1.8) 0.99 (0.7-1.5) 1.06 (0.7-1.5) 0.99 (0.6-1.6)
Positive social interaction        
Lower 202 7 20 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Intermediate 228 6 24 0.93 (0.7-1.3) 1.30 (0.9-2.0) 1.03 (0.7-1.5) 1.51 (0.9-2.6)
Upper 354 11 26 1.22 (0.9-1.6) 1.51 (1.0-2.2) 0.97 (0.7-1.4) 1.56 (1.0-2.6)
  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.