Table 6

Multivariate logistic regression model of personal and environmental correlates of active travel stratified by availability of a car

No car available

Car available

Variable

OR (95% CI)

P

OR (95% CI)

P


Age

0.98 (0.97, 1.00)

0.029

0.97 (0.95, 0.99)

0.008

Housing tenure (reference: social renter)

Owner-occupier

1.57 (0.94, 2.65)

0.087

1.77 (0.86, 3.64)

0.12

Other

1.49 (0.61, 3.62)

0.38

1.64 (0.51, 5.30)

0.41

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

Less than four miles

1.20 (0.57, 2.53)

0.63

1.96 (1.14, 3.37)

0.015

Not applicable*

1.00 (0.48, 2.11)

1.00

4.84 (2.20, 10.66)

<0.001

Access to bicycle (reference: no)

Yes

2.17 (1.10, 4.29)

0.026

1.43 (0.86, 2.38)

0.17

Difficulty walking (reference: yes)

No

2.49 (1.35, 4.57)

0.003

5.60 (1.74, 17.98)

0.004

Individual items in neighbourhood scale

Proximity to shops

1.10 (0.88, 1.37)

0.39

1.34 (1.03, 1.74)

0.032

Road safety for cyclists

0.89 (0.71, 1.12)

0.31

0.77 (0.06, 0.99)

0.038

Day of travel diary (reference: weekend)

Weekday

1.22 (0.71, 2.11)

0.47

3.32 (1.62, 6.82)

0.001


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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