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Table 2 The associations between active school travel, BMI, and physical activity

From: School travel and children’s physical activity: a cross-sectional study examining the influence of distance

  All (n = 785) Boys (n = 357) Girls (n = 428)
β 95% CI β 95% CI β 95% CI
BMI 0.1109 -0.584,0.806 0.129 -0.659,0.916 0.003 -1.305,1.311
Total counts (counts/day)       
Week 30945.5** 9670.8,52220.3 33590.0** 8368.2,58811.7 28479.3 -9498.9,66457.4
Weekdays 37064.8* 14968.4,59161.1 42212.8** 17847.8,66577.8 30978.6 -11562.1,73519.2
Weekend 17470.2 -12502.8,47443.3 14392.9 -23223.9,52009.8 22158.5 -27217.5,71534.4
Mean counts (counts/min)       
Week 24.3 -2.8,51.5 38.8* 8.6,69.0 3.5 -48.9,55.9
Weekdays 30.7* 1.6,59.8 48.9** 18.9,78.9 4.7 -54.9,64.4
Weekend 11.6 -21.2,44.4 17.1 -24.6,58.9 2.2 -51.2,55.7
Moderate intensity activity (min)       
Week 2.8*** 1.2,4.4 2.8** 0.9,4.6 2.9 -0.03,6.0
Weekdays 3.6*** 1.8,5.4 3.6*** 1.7,5.5 3.9* 0.5,7.4
Weekend 0.9 -1.1,2.9 0.8 -1.5,3.18 0.9 -2.7,4.5
Vigorous intensity activity (min)       
Week 0.1 -0.6,0.8 0.1 -0.8,0.8 0.3 -0.8,7.6
Weekdays 0.3 -0.5,1.1 0.2 -0.6, 1.0 0.6 -0.3,9.6
Weekend -0.2 -1.1,0.7 -0.1 -1.3,1.1 -0.4 -4.3,5.2
MVPA (min)       
Week 3.1** 0.8,5.3 3.1* 0.5,5.6 3.3 -1.0,1.7
Weekdays 4.1** 1.6,6.6 4.1** 1.5,6.7 4.6 -1.1,2.3
Weekend 0.7 -2.0,3.5 0.9 -2.5,4.3 0.5 -1.7,0.9
  1. Footnote: ***p < 0.001; **p < 0.01; *p < 0.05. β, Exponentiated beta coefficients; CI, confidence interval; MVPA, moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. The models were adjusted for age, neighbourhood type, distance to school, (and sex in models for whole sample).