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Table 7 First order interaction effects and main effects in subgroups

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

PA domain Environmental factors Interaction effect (β, SE) Main effect in subgroups (OR, 95%C.I.)1
   Environmental factor * urbanization Rural Semi-urban Urban
Walking for transportation Presence of crossings 0.28 (0.08) 0.86 (0.78, 0.94)* 1.11 (1.03, 1.21)* 1.03 (0.93, 1.13)
   Environmental factor * age < 75 years ≥ 75 years
Walking for transportation Presence of public toilets 0.17 (0.08) 0.80 (0.75, 0.85)* 0.83 (0.77, 0.89)*
  Presence of benches 0.18 (0.08) 0.98 (0.92, 1.04) 0.99 (0.92, 1.07)
  Presence of crossings 0.17 (0.08) 0.98 (0.92, 1.05) 1.03 (0.94, 1.12)
  Presence of street lighting 0.20 (0.09) 1.08 (1.00, 1.16)* 1.10 (1.01, 1.21)*
   Environmental factor * gender Males Females
Walking for transportation Traffic safety 0.19 (0.09) 0.83 (0.77, 0.89)* 0.89 (0.83, 0.95)*
  Presence of street lighting 0.17 (0.07) 1.03 (0.95, 1.12) 1.14 (1.05, 1.24)*
Cycling for transportation Short distances to services 0.10 (0.04) 1.08 (1.05, 1.11)* 1.14 (1.11, 1.18)*
  Feelings of unsafety -0.11 (0.05) 0.97 (0.93, 1.01) 0.94 (0.90, 0.98)*
  1. 1 Controlled for educational level and number of functional limitations
  2. * p < 0.05