Table 4

Odds ratios examining access to and mix of commercial destinations associated with sufficient walking
Destination access within 400 m service area Unadjusted Adjusted for demographicsa Adjusted for connectivityb
OR 95%CI p OR 95%CI p OR 95%CI p
Food retail 0.87 0.70 ,1.08 0.200 0.86 0.69, 1.08 0.188 0.88 0.70, 1.10 0.246
General retail 0.86 0.67, 1.10 0.232 0.80 0.62, 1.05 0.107 0.82 0.63, 1.07 0.144
Medical care services 0.78 0.65, 0.93 0.006 0.76 0.63, 0.92 0.005 0.77 0.63, 0.93 0.008
Financial services 0.84 0.55, 1.29 0.429 0.85 0.55, 1.33 0.480 0.89 0.57, 1.39 0.602
General services 1.04 0.85, 1.27 0.734 1.00 0.81, 1.24 0.971 1.02 0.82, 1.27 0.830
Social infrastructure 1.05 0.87, 1.27 0.633 1.02 0.83, 1.24 0.861 1.04 0.85, 1.27 0.721
Destination mix within 400 m service areac 0.97 0.92, 1.02 0.201 0.96 0.90, 1.01 0.124 0.96 0.91, 1.02 0.187
Destination access within 800 m service area
Food retail 0.92 0.79, 1.08 0.316 0.87 0.74, 1.03 0.109 0.88 0.74, 1.04 0.126
General retail 0.93 0.79, 1.09 0.366 0.90 0.76, 1.07 0.248 0.91 0.77, 1.08 0.284
Medical care services 0.87 0.74, 1.02 0.092 0.83 0.70, 0.99 0.036 0.83 0.70, 0.99 0.044
Financial services 0.96 0.78, 1.18 0.700 0.96 0.77, 1.20 0.738 0.97 0.78, 1.21 0.811
General services 1.09 0.93, 1.28 0.279 1.06 0.89, 1.25 0.526 1.07 0.90, 1.27 0.441
Social infrastructure 0.91 0.78, 1.07 0.246 0.90 0.76, 1.06 0.194 0.90 0.76, 1.07 0.227
Destination mix within 800 m service areac 0.98 0.95, 1.02 0.357 0.97 0.94, 1.01 0.178 0.97 0.94, 1.02 0.216

OR = odds ratio; CI = confidence interval. Statistically significant results (p < 0.05) marked in bold typeface. a Model adjusted for age, sex, highest education level, marital status, self-rated health, and use of assistive equipment. b Model adjusted for demographic characteristics and street connectivity within service area. c Summed score for number of accessible commercial destination categories, range 0–6.

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Nathan et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012 9:133   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-9-133

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