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Table 4 Reasons for non-participation by age, gender, Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) and ethnicity for not active non participants

From: Interpreting population reach of a large, successful physical activity trial delivered through primary care

   Do not have enough time n = 327 Already sufficiently active n = 325
  Total in category N (%) Odds ratio (95% CI) N (%) Odds ratio
(95% CI)
Age
 45-54 years 231 144 (60.5) 1.00*** 93 (39.1) 1.00
 55-64 years 213 99 (46.5) 0.55 (0.37, 0.81) 100 (47.0) 1.35 (0.92, 1.97))
 65-74 years 264 84 (31.8) 0.29 (0.20, 0.43) 132 (50.0) 1.55 (1.08, 2.22)
Gender
 Female 408 196 (48.0) 1.0 171 (41.9) 1.0*
 Male 307 131 (42.7) 0.82 (0.61, 1.11) 154 (50.2) 1.41 (1.06,1.89)
IMD national quintile
 1Most deprived 31 9 (29.0) 0.62 (0.22, 1.81) 8 (25.8) 0.20 (0.07, 0.55)
 2 128 62 (48.4) 1.33 (0.69, 2.57) 55 (43.0) 0.58 (0.30,1.10)
 3 213 102 (47.9) 1.37 (0.82, 2.31) 85 (39.9) 0.47 (0.28,0.79)
 4 172 80 (46.5) 1.24 (0.76,2.01) 94 (54.7) 1.05 (0.65,1.69)
 5Least deprived 150 63 (42.0) 1.0 77 (51.3) 1.0**
Ethnicity
 White 638 293 (45.9) 1.0 302 (47.3) 1.0
 Asian 27 15 (55.6) 1.37 (0.58, 3.23) 9 (33.3) 0.67 (0.29,1.53)
 Black 20 6 (30.0) 0.39 (0.14,1.10) 6 (30.0) 0.52,0.19, 1.41)
 Other 20 9 (45.0) 0.98 (0.36,2.67) 6 (30.0) 0.51 (0.18,1.45)
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001 from Wald test p-value for inclusion of the variable in the logistic model, used to assess significance of inclusion of categorical variables with more than two categories