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Table 3 The association between psychosocial factors and change in physical activity outcomes

From: The association between psychosocial factors and change in lifestyle behaviour following lifestyle advice and information about cardiovascular disease risk

  Unadjusted Adjusted
  N β (95% CI) P value N β (95% CI) P value
Social support
 Objective
  Acceleration (mg/min) 588 -0.37 (-0.83 to 0.09) 0.111 538 -0.29 (-0.83 to 0.24) 0.283
 Self-report
  Total physical activity (h/w) 608 -0.27 (-1.02 to 0.48) 0.475 560 0.03 (-0.78 to 0.84) 0.945
  Vigorous physical activity (h/w) 690 -0.58 (-1.16 to 0.00) 0.051 631 0.09 (-0.53 to 0.71) 0.778
Stress
 Objective
  Acceleration (mg/min) 599 0.19 (-0.37 to 0.76) 0.501 547 0.09 (-0.58 to 0.76) 0.795
 Self-report
  Total physical activity (h/w) 619 -1.89 (-2.82 to -0.96) < 0.001 569 -1.42 (-2.44 to -0.41) 0.006
  Vigorous physical activity (h/w) 707 -1.73 (-2.46 to -1.00) < 0.001 645 -1.53 (-2.30 to -0.75) < 0.001
Mood (feeling down)
 Objective
  Acceleration (mg/min) 598 0.08 (-1.22 to 1.38) 0.903 546 -0.06 (-1.49 to 1.37) 0.935
 Self-report
  Total physical activity (h/w) 618 -2.40 (-4.54 to -0.26) 0.028 568 -1.34 (-3.53 to 0.85) 0.230
  Vigorous physical activity (h/w) 707 -1.33 (-3.01 to 0.35) 0.120 645 -0.74 (-2.42 to 0.93) 0.383
Mood (anhedonia)
 Objective
  Acceleration (mg/min) 597 0.93 (-0.34 to 2.20) 0.152 545 1.03 (-0.36 to 2.41) 0.146
 Self-report
  Total physical activity (h/w) 618 -2.43 (-4.84 to -0.03) 0.048 568 -1.49 (-3.95 to 0.97) 0.235
  Vigorous physical activity (h/w) 704 -2.16 (-4.02 to -0.29) 0.024 643 -1.64 (-3.50 to 0.21) 0.082
  1. Assessed by multiple linear regression, reporting beta coefficients. Vigorous physical activity includes walking, cycling and sport. All models are adjusted for baseline PA; the adjusted model is also adjusted for age, sex, randomisation group, marital status, income level, education level and occupation type
  2. 95% CI 95% confidence interval, h/w hours per week