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Table 3 Weekly trail use predicts meeting physical activity recommendations by walking, meeting physical activity recommendations, and MET/MINs of physical activity (n = 372)

From: Environmental perceptions and objective walking trail audits inform a community-based participatory research walking intervention

  Meeting PA
by walking a, b, e
Meeting PA
recommendations a, c, e
of PA a, d, e
  β (SE) OR (95% CI) β (SE) OR (95% CI) β (SE)
Weekly trail use .242 (.28)** 1.27 (1.09-1.49) 1.26 (.10)** 3.54 (1.37-2.02) .225 (143.77) **
  1. *p-value < 0.05; ** p < 0.01
  2. aAssessed using the short version of International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)
  3. bDichotomized variable (yes/no) for meeting walking recommendations of 5 or more days of walking lasting at least 30 minutes
  4. cDichotomized variable (yes/no) for meeting physical activity recommendations of 5 or more days of moderate physical activity lasting at least 30 minutes
  5. dContinuous variable for total physical activity MET-minutes/week (sum of walking + moderate + vigorous MET- minutes/week scores)
  6. eControls for education, gender, and income