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Table 4 Model results; temperament dimensions added separately to baseline covariate models

From: Childhood temperament predictors of adolescent physical activity

  Males Females Temp by Sex Interaction
Days of PA B SE p Odds Ratio B SE p Odds Ratio  
 Racea .14 .48 .777 1.02 −.38 .41 .352 0.86 --
 SES .46 .24 .054 1.07 .27 .19 .165 1.19 --
 BMI −.07 .21 .748 0.87 −.24 .19 .208 0.92 --
 TAL .40 .25 .108 1.30 −.04 .18 .824 0.96 n. s.
 HIP −.08 .21 .699 1.11 −.24 .19 .217 1.01 n. s.
 LIP −.08 .21 .712 0.91 −.27 .20 .177 0.90 n. s.
 SUR .47 .23 .043 1.61 −.17 .19 .378 1.01 B = −.67, SE = .30, p = .023
Godin Score B SE p   B SE p   
 Racea −.06 .26 .831 -- −.23 .20 .252 -- --
 SES .27 .12 .025 -- .18 .10 .061 -- --
 BMI −.37 .12 .002 -- −.08 .11 .424 -- --
 TAL .42 .13 .001 -- −.03 .09 .774 -- B = .45, SE = .16, p = .005
 HIP .27 .12 .028 -- −.04 .09 .655 -- B = .31, SE = .15, p = .044
 LIP −.20 .15 .179 -- −.14 .11 .218 -- Main effect significant for combined sample
 SUR .31 .12 .010 -- −.05 .10 .617 -- B = .34, SE = .15, p = .024
Strenuous PA B SE p % Change B SE p % Change  
 Racea .02 .14 .876 2.02 −.15 .16 .328 −13.93 --
 SES .07 .06 .298 7.25 .17 .07 .020 18.53 --
 BMI −.14 .07 .059 −13.06 −.08 .09 .373 −7.69 --
 TAL .26 .09 .003 29.69 −.04 .07 .623 −3.92 B = .30, SE = .11, p = .009
 HIP .10 .07 .177 10.52 .01 .07 .849 1.01 n. s.
 LIP −.09 .08 .262 −8.61 −.11 .08 .177 −10.42 n. s.
 SUR .14 .07 .051 15.03 .01 .07 .927 1.01 n. s.
  1. a0 = Caucasian, 1 = African American and other; bolded values represent p < .10; bolded and italicized values represent p < .05; PA = Physical activity; TAL = temperamental activity level; HIP = high intensity pleasure; LIP = low intensity pleasure; SUR = surgency; n. s. = non-significant at p < .05