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Table 2 Factors associated with the practice of a recommended level of overall physical activitya. HBSC, French-speaking Belgium, 2014

From: Environmental correlates of physical activity among children 10 to 13 years old in Wallonia (Belgium)

  N % Crude OR (95%CI) p Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Complete model
p Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Final model
p
Gender < 0.001   < 0.001   < 0.001
 Boys 1004 26.4 2.11 (1.68–2.65)   1.97 (1.56–2.49)   2.03 (1.61–2.56)  
 Girls 936 14.5 1 1 1
Age 0.33   
 10–11 years 1397 20.1 0.89 (0.70–1.13)  
 12–13 years 543 22.1 1
Family structure 0.12 0.18
 Living with both parents 1340 19.7 1   1  
 Other family situations 600 22.8 1.21 (0.96–1.52) 1.18 (0.93–1.50)
Family affluence scale 0.36  
 High 672 21.4 1  
 Medium 953 19.4 0.88 (0.69–1.13)
 Low 315 22.9 1.09 (0.79–1.50)
Size of the area in which the school is located 0.20 0.16
 <  3000 inhabitants 508 23.4 1.27 (0.94–1.72)   1.35 (0.98–.186)  
 Between 3000 and 15,000 inhabitants 926 19.9 1.03 (0.78–1.36) 1.11 (0.83–1.48)
 >  15,000 inhabitants 506 19.4 1 1
Migratory status 0.01   0.03 0.04
 Born in Belgium of both parents born in Belgium 1417 19.3 1   1   1  
 Born in Belgium of one or two parent(s) born abroad 381 22.3 1.20 (0.91–1.58) 1.25 (0.94–1.66) 1.20 (0.90–1.59)
 Born abroad 142 29.6 1.75 (1.20–2.57) 1.67 (1.12–2.50) 1.63 (1.10–2.42)
Safe neighborhood for walking or playing alone 0.002   0.34  
 Strongly agree 891 24.1 1.44 (1.07–1.95)   1.09 (0.79–1.52)  
 Neither agree nor disagree 667 17.5 0.96 (0.70–1.34) 0.90 (0.64–1.26)
 Strongly disagree 382 18.1 1 1
Presence of other children in the neighborhood for playing outdoors < 0.001   0.006 0.001
 Strongly agree 1110 24.4 1.72 (1.30–2.26)   1.44 (1.06–1.94)   1.50 (1.12–1.99)  
 Neither agree nor disagree 331 15.4 0.97 (0.66–1.42) 0.91 (0.61–1.35) 0.90 (0.61–1.33)
 Strongly disagree 499 15.8 1 1 1
Presence of a garden/yard at home for playing outdoors 0.20   0.20  
 Strongly agree 1726 20.6 0.75 (0.50–1.14)   0.72 (0.46–1.12)  
 Neither agree nor disagree 89 15.7 0.54 (0.27–1.08) 0.54 (0.26–1.11)
 Strongly disagree 125 25.6 1 1
Presence of a playground/park 0.001   0.04 0.04
 Strongly agree 904 24.3 1.53 (1.20–1.96)   1.35 (1.04–1.75)   1.34 (1.04–1.73)  
 Neither agree nor disagree 321 17.8 1.03 (0.73–1.45) 1.00 (0.70–1.43) 0.99 (0.70–1.41)
 Strongly disagree 715 17.3 1 1 1
  1. aDaily practice of a MVPA ≥60 min combined with a VPA ≥ twice a week
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