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Table 4 Linear and Logistic Regression for associations between covariates and physical activity behaviors, TX SPAN 8th and 11th grade students, 2009–2011

From: Parental and peer social support is associated with healthier physical activity behaviors in adolescents: a cross-sectional analysis of Texas School Physical Activity and Nutrition (TX SPAN) data

  Screen-time Moderate Physical Activity Vigorous Physical Activity Physical Activity Score
Odds Ratio P-value Odds Ratio P-value Odds Ratio P-value Beta Coefficient P-value
Perceived Parental Disapproval for not exercisinga
 Upset 0.72 (0.39, 1.33) 0.296 1.12 (0.81, 1.55) 0.497 1.25 (0.90, 1.74) 0.186 3.43 (−1.91, 8.77) 0.206
Parental Physical Activity Support
  0.92 (0.86, 0.98) 0.014 1.14 (1.07, 1.21) P < 0.001 1.12 (1.10, 1.17) P < 0.001 2.40 (1.27, 3.54) P < 0.001
Peer Physical Activity Support
  0.93 (0.87, 0.98) 0.019 1.17 (1.13, 1.22) P < 0.001 1.15 (1.10, 1.20) P < 0.001 2.91 (2.01, 3.81) P < 0.001
Genderb
 Girl 0.44 (0.33, 0.62) P < 0.001 0.53 (0.37, 0.74) P < 0.001 0.53 (0.42, 0.67) P < 0.001 0.14 (−5.86, 6.14) 0.963
Gradec
 11th 0.68 (0.44, 1.05) 0.082 0.77 (0.57, 1.04) 0.087 0.84 (0.60, 1.18) 0.32 −0.24 (,-8.66, 8.18) 0.956
Ethnicityd
 African-American 1.84 (0.96, 3.55) 0.068 1.07 (0.77, 1.50) 0.669 0.83 (0.54, 1.27) 0.391 −2.04 (−12.40, 8.32) 0.698
 Hispanic 1.74 (0.99, 3.08) 0.054 0.87 (0.69, 1.10) 0.239 0.75 (0.49, 1.13) 0.165 −2.91 (−10.62, 4.80) 0.457
BMI Classe
 Overweight 0.94 (0.64, 1.39) 0.762 0.69 (0.53, 0.92) 0.011 0.90 (0.60, 1.33) 0.58 −2.69 (−7.80, 2.62) 0.319
 Obese 0.81 (0.55, 1.21) 0.304 0.57 (0.40, 0.83) 0.004 0.75 (0.52, 1.10) 0.132 −7.23 (−15.28, 0.83) 0.078
Parent Educationf
 Some College or more 1.14 (0.79, 1.64) 0.479 1.37 (0.96, 1.96) 0.083 1.10 (0.71, 1.67) 0.698 3.57 (−5.31, 12.44) 0.428
Socioeconomic Statusg
 Middle Tertile 1.04 (0.53, 2.09) 0.892 1.214 (0.85, 1.71) 0.288 1.05 (0.69, 1.59) 0.819 6.18 (−4.90, 17.27) 0.272
 Highest Tertile 0.89 (0.49, 1.57) 0.676 0.75 (0.53, 1.06) 0.106 0.77 (0.50, 1.20) 0.25 −0.50 (−9.27, 8.28) 0.911
  1. Note: Confidence intervals for odds ratios are in parenthesis. Referents were aNot upset, bBoy, c8th, dWhite/Other, eHealthy Weight, fHigh school or less, gLowest Tertile