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Table 2 Regression analyses with knowledge as the outcome (n = 1,113)

From: Primary caregiver knowledge of paediatric physical activity recommendations in the United Kingdom and its association with caregiver behaviour: an observational study

  Univariate Multivariatea
OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Maternal education       
 None/basic school 1.00    1.00   
 Vocational/high school 2.23 1.30 to 3.85 0.004* 2.23 1.29 to 3.85 0.003*
 University 2.92 1.73 to 4.94 <0.001* 2.82 1.66 to 4.79 <0.001*
Maternal ethnicity       
 White 1.00    1.00   
 Ethnic minority group 0.58 0.27 to 1.24 0.157 0.64 0.30 to 1.38 0.255
Co-habiting partner       
 No 1.00    1.00   
 Yes 1.34 0.72 to 2.47 0.357 1.12 0.60 to 2.10 0.720
Maternal age (years) 1.02 0.99 to 1.05 0.303 1.02 0.98 to 1.05 0.328
Maternal BMI (kg/m2) 0.99 0.96 to 1.02 0.566 1.00 0.97 to 1.03 0.933
  1. *Significant at a p < 0.05 level. aMultivariate model for knowledge of child guidelines: Hosmer-Leveshow test: X2(8) = 3.191, p = 0.922. Classified 78.6% cases; explained 2.9% variance. Model: X2(6) = 20.937, p = 0.002.