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Table 2 Logistic multi-level analyses of sociodemographic and environmental correlates of transportation mode to school

From: Criterion distances and environmental correlates of active commuting to school in children

Dependent variable: ACTIVE (= 1) OR PASSIVE (= 0) COMMUTING TO SCHOOL n = 503 ACTIVE COMMUTING BY BIKE (= 1) OR ON FOOT (= 0) n = 369
Predictor: β ± SD OR 95% CI β ± SD OR 95% CI
SES (ref: low SES) 0.272 ± 0.271 1,31 0.77 - 2.23 -0.346 ± 0.312 0,71 0.38 - 1.30
Gender (ref: male) -0.092 ± 0.325 0,91 0.48 - 1.72 -0.131 ± 0.367 0,88 0.43 - 1.80
Number of motorized vehicles -0.327 ± 1.049 0,72 0.09 - 5.64 -0.460 ± 1.097 0,63 0.07 - 5.42
Walkability 0.047 ± 0.057 1,05 0.94 - 1.17 -0.026 ± 0.066 0,97 0.86 - 1.11
Accessibility 0.607 ± 0.146 1,83 1.38 - 2.44* -0.272 ± 0.200 0,76 0.51 - 1.13
Walk/cycle facilities 0.250 ± 0.168 1,28 0.92 - 1.78 -0.261 ± 0,182 0,77 0.53 - 1.11
Neighborhood aesthetics -0.110 ± 0.166 0,9 0.65 - 1.24 0.005 ± 0.185 1,01 0.70 - 1.44
Safety from traffic 0.045 ± 0.239 1,05 0.65 - 1.67 0.287 ± 0.281 1,33 0.77 - 2.31
Safety from crime 0.013 ± 0.195 1,01 0.69 - 1.48 2,331 ± 0,226 1,26 0.81 - 1.96
Household distance from school     1.980 ± 0.531 7,24 2.56 - 20.51*
  1. SE = standard error, 95% CI = 95% confidence interval, OR = odds ratio
  2. * p < 0.05