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Table 4 Hierarchical Multiple Regression: Factors relating to children’s physical activity preferences (parent reported)

From: Preschool children’s preferences for sedentary activity relates to parent’s restrictive rules around active outdoor play

Predictor Variable B SE Beta t p R2 R2
Change
Step 1       0.079 .079*
 Child gender −.159 .549 −.026 −.290 .773   
 Ethnicity −1.04 .877 −.108 −1.19 .235   
 Parent age −1.48 .512 −.260 −2.89 .005   
 Household income −.221 .277 −.077 −.796 .428   
Step 2       .236 .157***
 Rules around active play outdoors −.220 .083 −.248 −2.64 .009**   
 Use of screen-time to reward/control child behaviour .353 .168 .198 2.098 .038*   
 Explicit modelling and enjoyment of PA .046 .045 .099 1.024 .308   
 Instrumental support for active play .125 .070 .162 1.80 0.075   
 Support/reinforcement from other adults .183 .143 .121 1.28 .203   
 Instrumental support for sport .112 .109 .093 1.03 .305   
  1. *p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01 *** p < 0.001