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Table 4 Individual, social and physical environmental correlates of sufficient PA among Canadians, by education level, 2002

From: Individual, social, environmental, and physical environmental correlates with physical activity among Canadians: a cross-sectional study

Variable Secondary or lower Tech school or college University
  Crude Adjusted Crude Adjusted Crude Adjusted
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) † OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) † OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) †
Self-rated health       
Excellent 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference)
Good 1.02 (0.77–1.34) 1.14 (0.84–1.52) 0.66 (0.43–1.01) 0.77 (0.49–1.21) 0.67 (0.48–0.93) 0.89 (0.62–1.28)
Fair 0.51 (0.37–0.70) 0.84 (0.60–1.19) 0.42 (0.25–0.72) 0.76 (0.42–1.37) 0.48 (0.29–0.79) 0.94 (0.54–1.66)
Poor 0.24 (0.16–0.37 0.49 (0.30–0.79) 0.16 (0.08–0.33) 0.39 (0.17–0.89) 0.14 (0.07–0.29) 0.24 (0.11–0.53)
Intention       
Low intention 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference)
Moderate intention 2.13 (1.68–2.72) 1.63 (1.25–2.13) 2.84 (1.93–4.18) 2.22 (1.47–3.35) 1.97 (1.37–2.84) 1.35 (0.90–2.03)
Fully intentional 3.99 (2.81–5.66) 2.42 (1.65–3.55) 4.71 (2.81–7.89) 2.64 (1.52–4.59) 3.57 (2.24–5.68) 1.71 (1.02–2.86)
Intention as continuous 1.61 (1.46–1.77) 1.39 (1.25–1.55) 1.78 (1.52–2.09) 1.49 (1.26–1.78) 1.66 (1.42–1.94) 1.27 (1.07–1.52)
Self-efficacy (mean score) 1.61 (1.49–1.73) 1.40 (1.29–1.52) 1.75 (1.54–1.98) 1.54 (1.35–1.76) 1.81 (1.63–2.01) 1.68 (1.50–1.88)
Perceived barriers to PA (mean score) 0.92 (0.85–0.98) 0.96 (0.88–1.04) 0.76 (0.69–0.88) 0.88 (0.76–1.01) 0.86 (0.77–0.96) 0.96 (0.84–1.09)
Perceived health benefit (mean score) 1.35 (1.20–1.53) 1.17 (1.02–1.35) 1.25 (0.98–1.58) 1.10 (0.85–1.42) 1.63 (1.31–2.04) 1.39 (1.09–1.77)
Social support (mean score) 1.11 (1.01–1.22) 1.05 (0.95–1.17) 0.86 (0.73–1.01) 0.89 (0.74–1.07) 1.13 (0.98–1.29) 1.08 (0.93–1.27)
Facility availability (mean score) 1.42 (1.14–1.76) 1.05 (0.83–1.33) 1.21 (0.83–1.76) 1.01 (0.67–1.52) 1.84 (1.32–2.55) 1.50 (1.05–2.14)
  1. † OR adjusted for age, gender, self-rated health, intention, self-efficacy, perceived health benefit, perceived barriers and facility availability.