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Table 3 Odds ratios and 95 % confidence intervals from multilevel logistic regression analysis of correlates of physical activity, MVPA and sedentary behaviour

From: Predictors of physical activity and sedentary behaviours among 11-16 year olds: Multilevel analysis of the 2013 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study in Wales

   Physical activity MVPA Sedentary behaviour
   (n = 6,499) (n = 6,216) (n = 6,576)
Individual level Age 0.88 (0.84 - 0.91) 1.11 (1.06 - 1.16) 1.40 (1.33 – 1.47)
  Sex* 0.53 (0.48 - 0.59) 0.55 (0.49 - 0.62) 0.61 (0.53 – 0.70)
  Ethnicity^ 0.98 (0.79 - 1.21) 0.76 (0.58 - 0.99) 0.91 (0.69 - 1.21)
  FAS 1.12 (1.10 - 1.15) 1.16 (1.13 - 1.19) 0.98 (0.95 - 1.01)
  Active travel~ 1.18 (1.05-1.33) 1.02 (0.89 - 1.17) 1.18 (1.00 - 1.39)
School level FSM 0.99 (0.98 - 1.00) 0.98 (0.97 – 1.00) 1.03 (1.01 – 1.04)
  Lunch break duration 0.91 (0.75 - 1.10) 1.06 (0.88 - 1.28) 0.67 (0.51 – 0.89)
  PE time 1.00 (0.92 - 1.10) 1.03 (0.95 - 1.12) 1.06 (0.94 - 1.19)
  Policy 0.98 (0.83 - 1.15) 1.05 (0.89 - 1.23) 1.01 (0.80 - 1.28)
  Facilities 1.01 (1.00 - 1.03) 1.00 (0.99 - 1.02) 1.02 (1.00 - 1.05)
ICC – constant only   0.02 0.03 0.06
ICC – level 1 variables   0.01 0.01 0.06
ICC – Level 1 & 2 variables   0.01 0.01 0.03
  1. *Girls are the reference group ^ethnic minority is reference group ~ active travellers are the reference group
  2. FAS, Family Affluence Score; FSM, Free school meal eligibility; PE time, Physical Education time, ICC, Intraclass Correlation Coefficient. Bold values signify significant findings P < 0.05