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Table 3 Associationsa of the acculturation indicators with being physically active during leisure time stratified by the contextual barriers. Presented are the Odds Ratio's (OR) of the higher acculturated groups compared to the lower acculturated groups (reference group).

From: Acculturation does not necessarily lead to increased physical activity during leisure time: a cross-sectional study among Turkish young people in the Netherlands

  Indicators of acculturation
Contextual barriersc Cultural orientation towards the Dutch cultureb
OR (95% CI)
Social contacts with ethnic Dutchb
OR (95% CI)
Having no children 2.18 (1.29–3.71) 1.87 (1.11–3.14)
Children 1.28 (0.52–3.13) 1.85 (0.79–4.33)
No occupational physical activity 1.76 (1.04–2.96) 1.83 (1.08–3.10)
Occupational physical activity 2.21 (0.69–7.10) 0.95 (0.32–2.87)
Attractive neighbourhood 2.17 (1.22–3.85) 1.76 (1.04–2.99)
Less attractive neighbourhood 1.24 (0.59–2.58) 1.22 (0.55–2.73)
  1. a All associations are adjusted for age, sex, education and marital status.
  2. b The reference groups are respectively the participants with a low cultural orientation towards the Dutch culture and few social contacts with ethnic Dutch.
  3. c Figures in bold are the groups without the barrier.