Table 5

Linear regression: pediction of accelerometry-based minutes of MVPA per day from parent-reported demographics and neighborhood environment
Model Univariate models for 3 MET cut point Full model for 3 MET cut point Final model for 3+ METs Final model using Evenson cut points
B B B [95% CI] B [95% CI]
Demographics
Child Race (White) -3.25 1.39
Child Age -22.38** -22.60** -22.44** [-24.24 – -20.64] -2.57** [-3.51 – -1.63]
Child Sex (F) -29.40** -26.80** -25.64** [-31.26 – -20.01] -14.23** [-17.19 – -11.27]
Hispanic (Y) -5.34 -0.93
Child’s BMI percentile 0.03 -0.06 -0.08* [-0.13 – -0.03]
Household income < $50,000 (Y) -8.73 -6.64 -4.97* [-9.49 – -0.45]
Household income $50-100,000 (Y) -3.60 -3.09 -4.24* [-7.44 – -1.04]
Neighborhood Environment
Physical activity environment (GIS) 2.94 3.52
Safety against crime -0.11 3.70
Street connectivity 0.13 -0.74
Neighborhood aesthetics 0.11 0.64
Traffic safety 1.93 -1.38
Walk/cycle facilities -2.43 -1.29
Proximity to stores 2.74 1.33
Proximity to play areas 3.54 2.25 4.12* [0.66 – 7.58] 2.12* [0.30 – 3.95]
Barriers to walking/cycling: logistics -2.17 -2.10
Barriers to walking/cycling: route factors -1.08 2.55
Barriers to activity: perceived lack of appropriate play areas -5.35 -3.15
Barriers to activity: crime -1.27 2.85
Constant 357.08** 353.85 [334.88 – 372.83] 79.07 [68.22 – 89.93]

All values expressed as unstandardized B.

GIS = Geographic Information Systems data.

* P < .05.

** P < .01.

(N = 711).

Tappe et al.

Tappe et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:39   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-39

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