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Table 2 Correlates of daily PA behaviour (2010)

From: Time to ‘re-think’ physical activity promotion for young people? Results from a repeated cross-sectional study

Predictor Variable   Active 2–4 days per week Active 5–6 days per week Active 7 days per week
OR [95% CI] OR [95% CI] OR [95% CI]
Enjoyment of Sport or PA No, not at all 0.16 [0.15, 0.23] 0.06 [0.03, 0.09] 0.02 [0.01, 0.07]
Yes, a little 0.48 [0.37, 0.61] 0.19 [0.14, 0.25] 0.10 [0.06, 0.16]
Yes, a lot [Ref.]
Gender Male 0.98 [0.78, 1.23] 1.52 [1.20, 1.31] 2.12 [1.55, 2.91]
Female [Ref.]
Age 11–12 years 1.26 [0.93, 1.72] 1.82 [1.32, 2.52] 4.04 [2.66, 6.15]
13–14 years 1.05 [0.83, 1.33] 1.53 [1.18, 1.98] 2.27 [1.57, 3.28]
15–16 years [Ref.]
Knowledge of PA guidelines Unaware 0.78 [0.62, 0.98] 0.70 [0.55, 0.89] 1.41 [1.04, 1.93]
Aware [Ref.]
Daily Fruit and Veg Intake None/little (0–1) 0.52 [0.34, 0.81] 0.15 [0.09, 0.24] 0.12 [0.07, 0.21]
Some (2–4) 1.06 [0.71, 1.59] 0.45 [0.30, 0.68] 0.25 [0.16, 0.40]
Sufficient (5 or more) [Ref.]
  1. Reference Category: Somewhat Inactive (0–1 days per week)
  2. PA physical Acitivity