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Table 2 Gender differences in transport and recreation cycling patterns in the previous week: results of multivariable analysis a

From: Gender differences in recreational and transport cycling: a cross-sectional mixed-methods comparison of cycling patterns, motivators, and constraints

  % of men % of women Gender differences b
    OR 95% CI
Transport cycling in sample (n = 1862) 46.7 34.7 0.58 0.45-0.76
Destination
        Work or study 37.2 25.0 0.55 0.41-0.72
        Shops 10.5 8.7 0.80 0.55-1.18
        Recreation facilities 9.2 9.7 1.16 0.81-1.67
        Friends 2.7 3.8 1.39 0.82-2.35
Transport cycling in the last week (n=827)
Cycle routes used
        Off-road 77.9 84.5 1.88 1.15-3.06
        On-road designated cycle lane 71.9 75.7 1.34 0.88-2.05
        On-road 91.7 87.6 0.58 0.34-0.99
Cycle routes preferred
        Off-road 65.0 70.0 1.37 0.93-2.00
        On-road designated cycle lane 74.3 75.1 0.96 0.64-1.42
        On-road 12.6 6.2 0.49 0.27-0.89
Recreational cycling in sample (n = 1862) 74.7 65.6 0.69 0.53-0.88
Recreational cycling in the last week (n=1318)
Cycle routes used
        Off-road 56.9 66.7 1.66 1.24-2.23
        On-road designated cycle lane 58.1 62.7 1.17 0.86-1.56
        On-road 87.0 83.3 0.65 0.44-0.95
Cycle routes preferred
        Off-road 52.1 64.6 1.79 1.34-2.38
        On-road designated cycle lane 77.2 80.4 1.07 0.76-1.49
        On-road 32.5 16.5 0.37 0.26-0.52
  1. aAll statistics account for clustering within household and adjust for age, education, employment status, household, number of cars in household, SEIFA, residential location, BMI, and years cycled as an adult,
  2. b Male is the referent category, Bold: p < 0.05.