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Table 3 Head-to-head comparison of the different forms of control and support predictability for the difference in number of days reporting at least 60 min of moderate to vigorous physical activity

From: Parental control and support for physical activity predict adolescents’ moderate to vigorous physical activity over five years

Parental support
  Tangible vs. intangible support (P-values)
  Crude analysis
Tangible support     
Intangible support Pa = 0.68     
  Partially adjusted analysisb
Tangible support     
Intangible support Pa = 0.66     
  Full adjusted analysis (with interaction term) c
Tangible support     
Intangible support Pa = 0.0040     
  Individual behaviours comparison (P-values)
  Informational Modeling Co-participation Transportation Watching
  Crude analysis
Encouragement Pa = 0.97 Pa = 0.33 Pa = 0.34 Pa = 0.35 Pa = 0.75
Informational Pa = 0.30 Pa = 0.29 Pa = 0.35 Pa = 0.77
Modeling Pa = 0.93 Pa = 0.051 Pa = 0.18
Co-participation Pa = 0.067 Pa = 0.22
Transportation Pa = 0.55
  Partially adjusted analysisb
Encouragement Pa = 0.96 Pa = 0.33 Pa = 0.36 Pa = 0.36 Pa = 0.75
Informational Pa = 0.29 Pa = 0.31 Pa = 0.36 Pa = 0.77
Modeling Pa = 0.96 Pa = 0.050 Pa = 0.18
Co-participation Pa = 0.072 Pa = 0.23
Transportation Pa = 0.55
  Full adjusted analysisc
Encouragement Pa = 0.13 Pa = 0.24 Pa = 0.069 Pa = 0.062 Pa = 0.76
Informational Pa = 0.57 Pa = 0.77 Pa = 0.0007 P1 = 0.23
Modeling Pa = 0.46 Pa = 0.0019 Pa = 0.41
Co-participation Pa = 0.0003 Pa = 0.13
Transportation Pa = 0.071
Parental control behaviours (P-values)
  Crude analysis
Nagging Pa = 0.78      
Ordering      
  Partially adjusted analysisb
Nagging Pa = 0.89      
Ordering      
  Full adjusted analysisc
Nagging Pa = 0.46      
Ordering      
  1. a− Crude or adjusted P-value for slope coefficients comparison by test of Wald
  2. b Adjustment for time, gender, age, urban/rural, neighborhood income and language
  3. c− Adjustment for time, gender, age, urban/rural, neighborhood income, language, parental support and control variables