Table 5

Multivariate logistic regression models of correlates of active travel

Model including personal correlates

Model including personal and environmental correlates

Variable

OR (95% CI)

P

OR (95% CI)

P


Age

0.98 (0.97, 0.99)

<0.001

0.98 (0.97, 0.99)

0.001

Housing tenure (reference: social renter)

Owner-occupier

1.79 (1.19, 2.69)

0.005

1.70 (1.13, 2.58)

0.012

Other

1.64 (0.83, 3.24)

0.159

1.62 (0.81, 3.23)

0.17

Distance to place of work or study (reference: four miles or more)

Less than four miles

1.76 (1.16, 2.68)

0.008

1.81 (1.18, 2.76)

0.006

Not applicable*

2.12 (1.27, 3.54)

0.004

2.15 (1.28, 3.61)

0.004

Access to bicycle (reference: no)

Yes

1.59 (1.07, 2.35)

0.021

1.57 (1.06, 2.33)

0.025

Composite variable (reference: access to car and difficulty walking)

Car, no difficulty

4.21 (1.43, 12,43)

0.009

3.77 (1.27, 11.23)

0.017

No car, difficulty

4.65 (1.48, 14.54)

0.008

4.42 (1.40, 13.92)

0.011

No car, no difficulty

14.06 (4.84, 40.80)

<0.001

12.88 (4.41, 37.67)

<0.001

Individual items in neighbourhood scale

Proximity to shops

1.20 (1.02, 1.41)

0.031

Road safety for cyclists

0.83 (0.70, 0.98)

0.024

Day of travel diary (reference: weekend)

Weekday

1.96 (1.32, 3.00)

0.001

1.91 (1.26, 2.89)

0.002


n = 831. * Does not work or study or usually works at home or from home. OR: Exponent of estimated regression coefficient, i.e. estimated odds ratio. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval for estimated odds ratio.

Ogilvie et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:43   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-5-43

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