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Table 4 Factors associated with the practice of vigorous physical activity (VPA) at least twice a week stratified by gender. HBSC, French-speaking Belgium, 2014

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

  Boys (n = 1004) Girls (n = 936)
  Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Complete model
p Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Final model
p Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Complete model
p Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Final model
p
Age 0.03   0.02
 10–11 years   1.43 (1.04–1.98)   1.48 (1.08–2.03)  
 12–13 years 1 1
Family structure   0.009   0.009   0.18  
 Living with both parents 1   1   1  
 Other family situations 0.64 (0.46–0.89) 0.64 (0.46–0.89) 0.81 (0.59–1.11)
Family affluence scale   0.03   0.06   0.001 < 0.001
 High 1   1   1   1  
 Medium 0.65 (0.45–0.94) 0.65 (0.45–0.94) 0.65 (0.46–0.91) 0.63 (0.45–0.89)
 Low 0.66 (0.40–1.07) 0.66 (0.40–1.07) 0.45 (0.29–0.69) 0.42 (0.27–0.64)
Size of the area where the school is located 0.32  
 <  3000 inhabitants   1.32 (0.88–1.98)  
 Between 3000 and 15,000 inhabitants 1.25 (0.89–1.75)
 >  15,000 inhabitants 1
Safe neighborhood for walking or playing alone   0.049 0.049
 Strongly agree 1.65 (1.09–2.48)   1.66 (1.10–2.49)  
 Neither agree nor disagree 1.23 (0.85–1.79) 1.24 (0.86–1.80)
 Strongly disagree 1 1
Presence of other children in the neighborhood for playing outdoors   0.001   0.001   0.004   0.003
 Strongly agree 1.95 (1.34–2.82)   1.95 (1.34–2.82)   1.38 (0.97–1.95)   1.40 (0.99–1.98)  
 Neither agree nor disagree 1.28 (0.79–2.08) 1.28 (0.79–2.08) 2.14 (1.36–3.37) 2.18 (1.39–3.43)
 Strongly disagree 1   1   1   1  
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