Table 3

Association of Individual, Neighborhood, and Park Variables with Perceived-Objective Park Proximity Match

Predictor of Perceived-Objective Match

OR

95% CI


Individual variables

Gender (male)

0.94

(0.56,1.61)

Age (over 40 years)

0.48*

(0.21,0.79)

Marital status (married)

0.74

(0.41,1.33)

Education (college graduate)

1.43*

(1.06,1.75)

Family status (child <12 in house)

1.92*

(1.31,2.46)

BMI (overweight or obese)

0.53*

(0.36,0.81)

Self-efficacy for physical activity (high)

0.93

(0.53,1.60)

Any neighborhood physical activity

0.92

(0.48,1.76)

Any park-based physical activity

2.15*

(1.36,2.88)

Own a fitness facility membership

0.34*

(0.15,0.76)

Neighborhood variables

Perceptions of safety (high)

0.98

(0.59,1.70)

Perceptions of aesthetics (high)

0.47*

(0.27,0.84)

Perceptions of cohesion (high)

1.35*

(1.09,1.67)

Park variables

Number of parks within 750 m

1.07*

(1.03,1.10)

Size of closest park

0.99

(0.98,1.01)

Distance to closest park

1.17

(0.89,1.39)

Number of features in closest park

1.11*

(1.04,1.20)

Playground in closest park

1.24*

(1.07,1.55)

Trail in closest park

0.75

(0.42,1.33)

Wooded area in closest park

2.42*

(1.40,4.19)

Water area in closest park

1.15

(0.95,1.26)

Ball diamond in closest park

0.24*

(0.07,0.79)

Soccer field in closest park

0.26*

(0.08,0.85)

Basketball court in closest park

0.79

(0.38,1.66)


* odds ratio significant at the p < .05 level

Lackey and Kaczynski International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:53   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-6-53

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