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Table 4 The associations between various kinds of parental support and children and adolescents’ MVPA

From: Associations between various kinds of parental support and physical activity among children and adolescents in Shanghai, China: gender and age differences

  Boys (n = 31,143) Girls (n = 30,286)
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
PAEN
 Low 1   1  
 High 1.48 1.39-1.57 1.59 1.49-1.70
PAIV
 Low 1   1  
 High 1.60 1.51-1.69 1.61 1.51-1.72
PAFS
 Low 1   1  
 High 1.21 1.14-1.28 1.27 1.19-1.35
PAMD
 Low 1   1  
 High 1.60 1.52-1.69 1.63 1.54-1.73
  1. CI Confidence interval, MVPA Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, OR Odds ratio, PAEN Parental encouragement, PAFS Parental financial support, PAIV Parental involvement, PAMD Parental modeling; Reference category: the low support group of each kind of parental support