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Table 2 Demographic and transportation characteristics associated with being a ‘potential user’ of the Vancouver public bicycle share program compared to a ‘unlikely user’, from a sub-sample of the 2017 Vancouver population survey (n = 792)

From: Who is in the near market for bicycle sharing? Identifying current, potential, and unlikely users of a public bicycle share program in Vancouver, Canada

  Unadjusted OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted ORa
(95% CI)
Sex (ref: Female)
 Male 1.05 (0.75, 1.47)  
Age (ref: 18–24 years)
 25–34 1.64 (0.87, 3.08) 1.31 (0.66, 2.61)
 35–44 0.98 (0.51, 1.90) 0.96 (0.46, 1.98)
 45–54 0.53 (0.26, 1.06) 0.61 (0.29, 1.30)
 55–64 0.52 (0.25, 1.06) 0.68 (0.32, 1.45)
 65+ 0.10 (0.04, 0.28) 0.18 (0.06, 0.53)
Education (ref: High school or less)
 Post-secondary 0.99 (0.56, 1.75)  
 Graduate post-secondary 1.12 (0.59, 2.14)  
Employment status (ref: Unemployed/Otherb)
 Employed 2.99 (1.96, 4.56) 2.04 (1.14, 3.67)
Born in Canada (ref = No)
 Yes 0.73 (0.52, 1.04) 0.69 (0.47, 1.01)
Household Income (ref: >$150,000)
 $75,000 - $149,999 1.04 (0.57, 1.87) 1.12 (0.58, 2.14)
 $35,000 - $74,999 1.20 (0.66, 2.17) 1.39 (0.72, 2.67)
 < $35,000 1.83 (0.95, 3.50) 4.08 (1.92, 8.68)
 No response 0.74 (0.37, 1.48) 1.16 (0.53, 2.55)
Has children living at home (ref: No)
 Yes 1.18 (0.74, 1.87)  
Carshare member (ref: No)
 Yes 2.36 (1.66, 3.36) 1.78 (1.17, 2.68)
Access to a personal car (ref: No)
 Yes 0.65 (0.44, 0.94)  
Access to a personal bicycle (ref: No)
 Yes 0.85 (0.61, 1.19) 0.48 (0.29, 0.79)
Primary mode of transportation (ref: Walk)
 Transit 2.21 (1.32, 3.69) 1.90 (1.05, 3.42)
 Bicycle 1.13 (0.38, 3.30) 0.59 (0.19, 1.82)
 Car 1.23 (0.75, 2.03) 1.69 (0.96, 2.99)
Bicycled in the past year, any type (ref: No)
 Yes 1.99 (1.42, 2.78) 2.15 (1.30, 3.54)
Perceived safety of cycling (ref: Unsafe)
 Neither safe nor unsafe 0.68 (0.38, 1.19) 0.62 (0.32, 1.18)
 Safe 2.00 (1.36, 2.94) 1.71 (1.11, 2.64)
Home and work location relative to Mobi by Shaw Go service area (ref: Home and work outside)
 Home inside 1.27 (0.82, 1.95)  
 Work inside 1.44 (0.83, 2.47)  
 Home and work inside 1.61 (1.01, 2.56)  
 Missing address 2.06 (0.89, 4.78)  
  1. aAdjusted OR includes variables retained in multiple logistic regression
  2. bOther includes students and retired respondents