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Table 3 The effects of neighbourhood social reciprocity on frequency of physical activity (Model 2), frequency of social interaction with neighbours (Model 3) and the odds of having volunteering experience (Model 3); three-level multilevel longitudinal models (n = 24,620 in 450 neighbourhoods)

From: Neighborhood social reciprocity and mental health among older adults in China: the mediating effects of physical activity, social interaction, and volunteering

Variable Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
(log) Physical activity Frequency of social interaction with neighbours The odds of having volunteering experience
Beta (SE) Beta (SE) Odds (95% CI)
High social reciprocity (ref: low social reciprocity) 0.192*** 0.031 0.572*** 0.023 5.121 4.055–6.464
Neighbourhood social reciprocity 0.293** 0.131 0.024** 0.011 13.883*** 4.456–43.257
Akaike information criterion (AIC) 89,359.490 75,422.350 5831.849
  1. Models were fully adjusted. SE = standard error. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval. * = p < .10, ** = p < .05, *** = p < .01