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Table 6 Internet access and physical activity

From: Associations of internet access with social integration, wellbeing and physical activity among adults in deprived communities: evidence from a household survey

  Positive outcome (%) OR (95% CI) unadjusted OR (95% CI) adjusted for covariatesa
Low activity (versus moderate or high) (n = 3782)
 No internet 67.5 1.00 1.00
 Only mobile access 39.6 0.32 (0.26, 0.39) 0.66 (0.52, 0.85)
 Mobile & other access 33.9 0.25 (0.21, 0.29) 0.67 (0.54, 0.82)
 No mobile access 49.2 0.47 (0.39, 0.57) 0.73 (0.59, 0.90)
  Mean (SD) Difference (95% CI) unadjusted Difference (95% CI) adjusted for covariatesa
IPAQ score (total activity MET-min per week) (n = 3782)
 No internet 890 (1769) 0 0
 Only mobile access 2329 (3059) 1439 (1176, 1701) 478 (201, 755)
 Mobile & other access 2468 (3096) 1578 (1374, 1782) 264 (22, 506)
 No mobile access 1692 (2551) 803 (553, 1053) 182 (−66, 430)
Minutes sitting per day (n = 3607)
 No internet 407 (230) 0 0
 Only mobile access 311 (210) −96 (−117, −76) −39 (−61, −17)
 Mobile & other access 290 (172) −117 (− 133, −101) −38 (−58, −19)
 No mobile access 334 (199) −73 (−93, −53) −36 (−56, −17)
  1. aGender, age group, household type, employment status, educational qualification, migrant status, housing tenure, long standing illness or disability