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Table 2 Results from logistic regression predicting increase in public transport use between 2008 (t0) and 2012 (t1), England

From: Associations of increases in public transport use with physical activity and adiposity in older adults

  % of analytic sample who increased PT use (t0 – t1) AOR 95% CI
Overall (N = 4834) 33.0
Age in years 0.98 0.96; 1.00
Quadratic age 1.00 1.00; 1.00
Men 32.7 ref ref
Women 33.2 1.03 0.90; 1.17
Never eligible for bus pass 31.6 ref ref
Became eligible 47.6 1.77 1.35; 2.33
Always eligible 31.5 1.06 0.76; 1.48
Never used PT at t0 32.4 ref ref
Used PT once/month or less at t0 30.4 0.77 0.67; 0.90
Used PT 2–3/month at t0 48.9 1.70 1.34; 2.16
Used PT once/week at t0 49.2 1.70 1.32; 2.19
Used PT 2–3/week at t0 23.1 0.48 0.37; 0.61
Middle wealth group t0 33.2 ref ref
Lowest wealth group t0 32.6 1.03 0.81; 1.30
Second wealth group t0 31.9 0.93 0.75; 1.16
Fourth wealth group t0 33.1 0.92 0.75; 1.12
Highest wealth group t0 33.8 0.92 0.74; 1.13
Stable wealth t0 to t1 32.6 ref ref
Wealth increase t0 to t1 32.7 0.95 0.79; 1.15
Wealth decrease t0 to t1 34.8 1.14 0.96; 1.35
Working t0 and t1 31.3 ref ref
Retired t0 to t1 40.7 1.57 1.29; 1.91
Retired t0 and t1 31.3 1.37 1.12; 1.69
Physically inactive t0 and t1 21.2 ref ref
Took up physical activity t0 to t1 34.8 1.80 1.29; 2.49
Stopped physical activity t0 to t1 28.7 1.45 1.07; 1.97
At least some physical activity t0 & t1 35.3 1.80 1.38; 2.35
Access to a car t0 and t1 32.5 ref ref
Lost access to car t0 to t1 49.6 3.71 2.74; 5.01
Gained access to car t0 to t1 26.2 1.08 0.64; 1.82
No access to a car t0 to t1 28.9 1.57 1.17; 2.11
No ADLs t0 to t1 35.5 ref ref
Developed ADLs t0 to t1 27.2 0.73 0.58; 0.93
Recovered from ADL t0 to t1 30.9 1.05 0.82; 1.35
ADLs t0 and t1 19.4 0.64 0.51; 0.81
No mobility problems t0 to t1 36.0 ref ref
Developed mobility problems t0 to t1 33.2 0.94 0.76; 1.16
Improved mobility problems t0 to t1 33.5 0.90 0.72; 1.13
Mobility problems both t0 and t1 30.3 1.00 0.84; 1.20
Same address t0 to t1 32.5 ref ref
Moved address t0 to t1 39.6 1.37 1.08; 1.72
  1. PT Public Transport, AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Intervals, ADL Activities of Daily Living