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Table 3 Multiple binary logistic regression analysis of factors associated with improved physical activity 1 year after prescription

From: Factors associated with increased physical activity among patients prescribed physical activity in Swedish routine health care including an offer of counselor support: a 1-year follow-up

  Whole sample (n = 326)a Counselor yes (n = 125) Counselor no (n = 201)
Odds ratio (95% CI) p value Odds ratio (95% CI) p value Odds ratio (95% CI) p value
Age 0.99 (0.97–1.00) 0.189 0.99 (0.96–1.02) 0.450 0.99 (0.97–1.01) 0.344
Female 1.12 (0.66–1.92) 0.668 1.50 (0.59–3,81) 0.392 0.99 (0.50–1.96) 0.970
University education 1.30 (0.75–2.27) 0.346 1.35 (0.54–3.41) 0.522 1.07 (0.51–2.23) 0.865
Baseline activity
 < 150 min (score 3–9) 4.33 (2.24–8.38) < 0.001 7.17 (2.19–23.48) 0.001 3.23 (1.40–7.47) 0.006
 ~ 150 min (score 10–12) 2.33 (1.14–4.78) 0.021 4.22 (1.10–16.21) 0.036 1.80 (0.74–4.34) 0.194
 > 150 min (score 13–19) Reference   Reference   Reference  
Number of diagnosesb 0.93 (0.87–1.00) 0.064 0.89 (0.79–1.01) 0.081 0.95 (0.87–1.05) 0.301
Exercising friends/family 0.66 (0.40–1.08) 0.100 0.77 (0.40–1.89) 0.579 0.60 (0.32–1.13) 0.112
Prescribed by physician 1.15 (0.66–1.98) 0.626 0.96 (0.37–2.50) 0.937 1.27 (0.63–2.59) 0.514
Prescribed in primary care 0.78 (0.40–1.60) 0.465 1.38 (0.42–4.56) 0.594 0.65 (0.28–1.52) 0.320
Counselor users 1.80 (1.07–3.00) 0.026 Strata   Strata  
Positive perception of support 2.08 (1.24–3.48) 0.005 7.24 (2.64–19.85) < 0.001 1.22 (0.65–2.27) 0.537
Pseudo R square: Cox & Snell/Nagelkerke 0.170/0.227   0.238/0.323   0.103/0.140  
  1. aComprise the 326 patients with complete data for all variables in this analysis
  2. bMedical record registrations 12 months before PAP of the International Classification of Diseases version 10 (ICD 10) classified diagnostic groups excluded Z