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Table 4 Multivariate linear regression (for continuous outcomes) or logistic regression (for categorical outcomes) of association of socioeconomic status measures and physical activity (PA) and sitting time among boys

From: Association of socioeconomic, school-related and family factors and physical activity and sedentary behaviour among adolescents: multilevel analysis of the PRALIMAP trial inclusion data

  Total PA score
(MET-min/week)
Vigorous PA score
(MET-min/week)
Moderate PA score
(MET-min/week)
Walking score
(MET-min/week)
Active commuting Sport participation Sitting time(min/day)
β P β P β P β P OR [95% CI] P OR [95% CI] P β P
unstd (std) eta2 unstd (std) eta2 unstd (std) eta2 unstd (std) eta2       
Socioeconomic characteristics
 Social, professional class of the family head     0.0148
0.003
          
  Executives, intermediate jobs, farmers, shopkeepers, craftsmen, managers    0            
  Employees and workers (unskilled or skilled)    333.6 (0.08) 0.0061           
  Retired, inactive, unemployed    421.5 (0.04) 0.1403           
 Family income level     0.0135
0.005
        0.0092   
  Low or average    0         1    
  High    299.4 (0.07)         1.4 [1.1; 1.7]    
 Residence area       0.0448
0.002
    <0.0001   0.0033   
  Urban      0     1   1    
  Rural      123.3 (0.06)     0.5 [0.4; 0.7]   1.4 [1.1; 1.8]    
School-related characteristics
 School type               
  General and technological               
  Professional               
 Schooling placement         0.0231
0.004
      
  Typical or advanced        0        
  Late        106.1 (0.06)        
 School boarding status       0.0017
0.01
    <0.0001     
  Non-boarder      0     1      
  Half-boarder      −252 (−0.011) 0.0013    0.3 [0.2; 0.5]      
  Full-Boarder      −52.5 0.6544    1.9 [1.2; 3.0]      
Family characteristics
 Family composition         0.0021
0.009
      
  Two-parents        0        
  Single-parent        192.3 (0.09)        
 Perceived parental PA level   <0.0001
0.01
  <0.0001
0.16
  0.0006
0.007
      0.0162   
  Low or average 0   0   0       1    
  High 625.7 (0.11)   482.3 (0.12)   204.3 (0.1)       1.3 [1.1; 1.7]    
  1. β linear regression coefficient, OR odds ratio (logistic regression) and [95% CI confidence interval], P p-value, statistically significantly (p <0.05), unstd unstandardised, std standardised, unstandardised β divided by the ratio of the standard error of the dependent variable to the standard deviation of the regression, eta semi partial ŋ2 correlation ratio of the squared semi partial correlation