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Table 3 Predictors of walking and cycling in the total sample (OR, 95% CI) (multivariate)

From: Physical environmental factors related to walking and cycling in older adults: the Belgian aging studies

  Daily walking for transportation Daily cycling for transportation Weekly walking or cycling for recreation
Age 1.04 (0.99, 1.09) 0.60 (0.57, 0.64)* 0.63 (0.60, 0.67)*
Gender 1 0.79 (0.76, 0.83)* 0.69 (0.66, 0.73)* 0.75 (0.71, 0.78)*
Education 2 1.11 (1.03, 1.19)* 0.68 (0.63, 0.75)* 1.05 (0.98, 1.14)
Number of functional limitations 0.85 (0.85, 0.86)* 0.81 (0.80, 0.82)* 0.77 (0.76, 0.78)*
Area of residence:  
semi-urban 3 1.09 (0.96, 1.25) 1.08 (0.81, 1.44) 1.05 (0.90, 1.22)
   urban 3 1.43 (1.22, 1.67)* 0.81 (0.54, 1.21) 1.11 (0.94, 1.31)
   urban 4 1.32 (1.13, 1.54)* 0.72 (0.56, 0.92)* 1.04 (0.88, 1.22)
  1. * p < 0.05
  2. 1 reference group = males
  3. 2 reference group = no higher education
  4. 3 reference group = rural areas
  5. 4 reference group = semi-urban areas