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Table 3 Agreement with context preferences stratified by gender and gender differences in the likelihood to agree

From: Gender differences in physical activity motivators and context preferences: a population-based study in people in their sixties

  Agree (%)a Disagree (%)a OR 95%CI for women compared to menb
Format
 Little or no cost
  Women 80 8 1.30 (.81–2.08)
  Men 73 9 1.00
 Are not just about exercise
  Women 63 14 1.13 (.77–1.68)
  Men 55 15 1.00
 Have a set routine or format
  Women 52 23 .79 (.56–1.10)
  Men 50 19 1.00
 Done at a fixed time
  Women 44 35 1.42 (1.06–1.91)
  Men 32 41 1.00
 Require skill and practice
  Women 23 47 .40 (.29–.55)
  Men 34 1 1.00
 Are vigorous
  Women 24 51 .33 (.24–.47)
  Men 36 30 1.00
 Involve competition
  Women 12 73 .32 (.22–.46)
  Men 22 52 1.00
Location
 Close to home
  Women 87 4 1.45 (.78–2.68)
  Men 78 5 1.00
 Done outdoors
  Women 62 10 .51 (.30–.86)
  Men 72 5 1.00
Social setting
 Can do on my own
  Women 68 12 .64 (.41–1.00)
  Men 77 8 1.00
 Done with people my age
  Women 58 18 2.00 (1.43–2.78)
  Men 42 25 1.00
 Done with people my own sex
  Women 33 31 4.67 (3.14–6.94)
  Men 11 43 1.00
 Involve supervision
  Women 26 48 2.79 (1.94–4.02)
  Men 12 63 1.00
 Are team-based
  Women 11 63 .71 (.46–1.09)
  Men 12 60 1.00
  1. OR 95%CI Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval
  2. Boldface indicates statistical significance (p < .05)
  3. a Row percentages do not add up to 100%, as percentages for ‘No preference’ are not reported
  4. b Results from multilevel multinomial logistic regression: Odds ratio for ‘agreement’ versus ‘disagreement’(not taking people who responded ‘no preference’ into account), adjusted for age, education, employment status, income, living arrangements, self-rated health, body mass index, psychological distress and physical activity level