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Table 3 Association between BE scores and total, transport and leisure-time physical activity (MET-minutes per week), partially (age and sex) and fully adjusted (age, sex, tract percent poverty and tract population density)

From: Cross-sectional associations between the neighborhood built environment and physical activity in a rural setting: the Bogalusa Heart Study

Score Radius of Buffer around Street Segment of Residence
0.00 mile 0.25 mile 0.50 mile 1.00 mile 1.50 mile
Β (SE) p Β (SE) p Β (SE) p Β (SE) p Β (SE) p
Partially Adjusted Model
Total PA
 Overall 3.28 (5.21) 0.53 5.33 (6.01) 0.38 7.37 (6.38) 0.25 10.80 (6.89) 0.12 11.54 (7.21) 0.11
 Path 2.36 (9.53) 0.80 10.25 (11.07) 0.35 13.49 (11.70) 0.25 19.51 (12.93) 0.13 21.69 (13.62) 0.11
 Aesthetic 20.95 (15.71) 0.18 20.22 (18.63) 0.28 21.99 (20.04) 0.27 35.22 (22.07) 0.11 43.37 (23.88) 0.07
 Land Use −15.56 (24.80) 0.53 −27.33 (28.19) 0.33 −28.07 (30.46) 0.36 −38.29 (33.44) 0.25 −44.90 (36.42) 0.22
Transport PA
 Overall −0.04 (1.08) 0.97 1.04 (1.24) 0.40 1.53 (1.32) 0.25 1.59 (1.43) 0.27 1.14 (1.50) 0.45
 Path 2.42 (1.97) 0.22 4.06 (2.29) 0.08 4.56 (2.42) 0.06 4.16 (2.68) 0.12 3.09 (2.82) 0.28
 Aesthetic −1.49 (3.26) 0.65 −2.03 (3.86) 0.60 −0.65 (4.16) 0.88 0.73 (4.58) 0.87 0.96 (4.96) 0.85
 Land Use −3.52 (5.14) 0.49 −4.13 (5.84) 0.48 −3.84 (6.31) 0.54 −3.91 (6.93) 0.57 −6.67 (7.55) 0.38
Leisure-time PA
 Overall 4.19 (2.91) 0.15 5.76 (3.35) 0.09 6.82 (3.56) 0.06 8.70 (3.85) 0.02* 9.20 (4.02) 0.02*
 Path 3.02 (5.32) 0.57 6.67 (6.19) 0.28 8.42 (6.54) 0.20 12.61 (7.22) 0.08 14.76 (7.60) 0.05
 Aesthetic 22.21 (8.76) 0.01* 26.67 (10.39) 0.01* 28.22 (11.17) 0.01* 34.77 (12.30) 0.005* 38.75 (13.31) 0.004*
 Land Use −15.13 (13.85) 0.28 −7.47 (15.76) 0.64 −7.06 (17.02) 0.68 −15.70 (18.69) 0.40 −16.71 (20.36) 0.41
Fully Adjusted Model
Total PA
 Overall 2.62 (5.96) 0.66 4.77 (6.05) 0.43 7.34 (7.11) 0.30 12.20 (8.19) 0.14 13.51 (8.81) 0.13
 Path 0.77 (9.92) 0.94 9.80 (9.48) 0.30 14.22 (11.24) 0.21 22.49 (13.48) 0.10 26.20 (15.11) 0.08
 Aesthetic 17.14 (16.99) 0.31 15.12 (16.79) 0.37 15.83 (17.95) 0.38 29.84 (20.84) 0.15 38.91 (23.31) 0.10
 Land Use −18.28 (22.45) 0.42 −32.56 (18.55) 0.08 −33.60 (20.87) 0.11 −45.36 (25.01) 0.07 −53.28 (28.53) 0.06
Transport PA
 Overall −0.55 (0.93) 0.55 0.72 (1.40) 0.61 1.37 (1.63) 0.40 1.45 (1.86) 0.43 0.70 (1.96) 0.72
 Path 1.97 (1.67) 0.24 3.84 (2.18) 0.08 4.53 (2.86) 0.11 3.97 (3.54) 0.26 2.28 (3.83) 0.55
 Aesthetic −1.47 (2.04) 0.47 −1.73 (2.50) 0.49 −0.03 (2.99) 0.99 1.99 (3.61) 0.58 2.66 (3.87) 0.49
 Land Use −2.29 (5.03) 0.65 −2.33 (6.31) 0.71 −1.78 (7.78) 0.82 −1.34 (7.70) 0.86 −3.92 (8.03) 0.63
Leisure-time PA
 Overall 4.00 (3.06) 0.19 5.55 (3.47) 0.11 6.75 (4.10) 0.10 9.29 (4.96) 0.06 10.30 (5.17) 0.05*
 Path 2.08 (5.76) 0.72 6.06 (6.00) 0.31 8.28 (6.68) 0.22 13.93 (8.36) 0.10 17.89 (9.34) 0.06
 Aesthetic 17.22 (7.91) 0.03* 19.14 (10.00) 0.06 18.85 (11.90) 0.11 23.25 (14.72) 0.11 25.71 (16.38) 0.12
 Land Use −19.84 (14.98) 0.19 −14.62 (13.38) 0.27 −14.85 (15.63) 0.34 −26.31 (18.50) 0.16 −28.93 (20.28) 0.15
  1. BE built environment, MET metabolic equivalent, PA physical activity, SE standard error