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Table 4 Linear regression models predicting weekday physical activity from PA parenting practices, distance to school and travel mode to and from school

From: School travel mode, parenting practices and physical activity among UK Year 5 and 6 children

  Boys (n = 173)
  CPM MVPA (mins)
  Coeff 95% CI p Coeff 95% CI p
Maternal modelling 16.67 -24.16 to 57.51 0.403 1.73 -5.18 to 8.65 0.606
Maternal logistic support -21.55 -75.10 to 32.00 0.410 -2.46 -11.85 to 6.93 0.590
Paternal modelling 15.46 -22.85 to 53.77 0.409 0.50 -6.23 to 7.23 0.879
Paternal logistic support 27.60 -12.55 to 67.76 0.167 5.52 -0.28 to 11.33 0.061
Distance to school (miles) -7.76 -46.09 to 30.56 0.676 -0.85 -7.14 to 5.45 0.781
Travel to school (ref=Passive) -18.14 -120.30 to 84.02 0.714 -2.77 -21.02 to 15.49 0.754
Travel home (ref=Passive) 25.00 -457.72 to 107.72 0.676 3.72 -11.32 to 18.76 0.611
Model statistics Adjusted R 2: 0.165, p=0.001 Adjusted R 2: 0.188, p < 0.001
  Girls (n=215)
  CPM MVPA (mins)
  Coeff 95% CI p Coeff 95% CI p
Maternal modelling 9.40 -18.53 to 37.33 0.490 0.28 -4.45 to 5.01 0.903
Maternal logistic support 18.49 -9.05 to 46.02 0.176 2.70 -1.44 to 6.83 0.188
Paternal modelling -1.22 -29.27 to 26.82 0.928 -1.05 -4.96 to 2.85 0.579
Paternal logistic support -7.31 -37.72 to 23.10 0.621 0.41 -3.79 to 4.60 0.841
Distance to school (miles) -11.70 -47.73 to 24.34 0.505 -1.21 -5.38 to 3.00 0.550
Travel to school (ref=Passive) 34.76 -9.87 to 79.39 0.120 6.52 0.53 to 12.51 0.034
Travel home (ref=Passive) -26.05 -69.52 to 17.41 0.225 -3.53 -9.66 to 2.60 0.243
Model statistics Adjusted R 2 : 0.042, p = 0. 014 Adjusted R 2 : 0.053, p = 0. 002
  1. All models are adjusted for IMD, BMI z-score, and within-school clustering.
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