Table 3 

Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for engaging in walking and cycling during leisure time at least 30 minutes a day 

Model 1: Demographics 
Model 2: Perceived environment (N = 654) 
Model 3: Objective environment (N = 654) 



OR [95% CI] 
OR [95% CI] 
OR [95% CI] 

Gender (referent = male) 
0.53 [0.350.80] 
0.51 [0.340.76] 
0.53 [0.360.80] 
Age 
1.01 [0.861.19] 
1.01 [0.851.20] 
1.02 [0.871.21] 
Ethnicity (referent = Western) 
1.98 [1.322.97] 
2.03 [1.363.04] 
1.75 [1.132.72] 
Educational level (referent = high) 
1.32 [0.891.97] 
1.35 [0.912.01] 
1.30 [0.881.95] 
Environment 

Parks^{a, b} 
1.66 [1.072.57] 
0.97 [0.741.27] 

Bicycle lanes^{a, c} 
1.16 [0.761.77] 
1.01 [0.641.60] 

Sidewalks^{a, c} 
1.58 [0.733.40] 
1.03 [0.991.07] 



^{a }For perceived environment, reference is "not available;" ^{b }for objective environment, the number counted within a radius of 1500 meters; ^{c }for objective environment, the percentage of neighborhood land area. Models 2 and 3 are independent of each other. Bold values are significant. 

Prins et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:70 doi:10.1186/14795868670 