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Table 4 Association between self-reported physical activity, demographics and HRQOL in high school students

From: Exploring the relationship between physical activity, life goals and health-related quality of life among high school students: a cross-sectional study

  Full model Final model
Demographic Adjusted B 95 % CI P-value Adjusted B 95 % CI P-value
Girls −5.10 −13.00 to 2.79 .203 −8.90 −15.80 to – 2.00 .012
Boys Ref    Ref   
Age −5.73 −9.77 to −1.70 .006 −6.62 −10.57 to −2.66 .001
Health Care, Childhood and Youth Development/Design, Arts and Crafts −2.27 −5.64 to 1.10 .184    
Restaurant and Food Processing Ref      
“Motion enjoyment” 0.77 −8.12 to 4.00 .637    
“Sport enjoyment” Ref      
Like PE 0.75 −0.80 to 2.34 .335    
Physical activity in leisure; (number) 0.95 −0.85 to 2.74 .299    
Stage of change 1.67 −1.26 to 4.60 .261 3.53 1.49 to 5.51 .001
Screen time −1.01 −2.85 to 0.83 .279    
Adjusted R2 19.1 %    18.1 %   
  1. Adjusted unstandardized regression coefficient, 95 % CI, p values and R2 for the full and final model using multiple backward regression analysis. Dependent variable: HRQOL. All variables are considered as continuous except gender, vocational programs and PE model. Bold numbers indicate p<0.05