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Table 4 Adjusted models for the association between barriers to physical activity and physical activity

From: A cross-sectional study on the perceived barriers to physical activity and their associations with domain-specific physical activity and sedentary behaviour

Transport-related physical activity

Physical activity level (Negative binomial model)

Odds of being physically inactive (Logit model)

Barriers to physical activity

eβ (e.95% CI)

p-value

eβ (e.95% CI)

p-value

Lack of footpaths, cycle lanes, or parks

0.79 (0.66—0.94)

0.007

  

Cost

1.33 (1.04—1.69)

0.021

  

Safety concerns (e.g., street lighting, traffic)

1.23 (1.01—1.51)

0.044

  

Pollution – Haze

  

0.55 (0.41—0.73)

 < 0.001

Leisure-related physical activity

Physical activity level (Negative binomial model)

Odds of being physically inactive (Logit model)

Barriers to physical activity

eβ (e.95% CI)

p-value

eβ (e.95% CI)

p-value

The weather (e.g., wet and hot)

0.85 (0.75—0.98)

0.022

0.69 (0.53—0.91)

0.009

Lack of time

0.73 (0.62—0.86)

 < 0.001

  

Age

0.82 (0.67—0.99)

0.042

1.43 (1.02—2.01)

0.037

Safety concerns (e.g., street lighting, traffic)

1.29 (1.08—1.54)

0.004

  

Cost

  

1.58 (1.13—2.22)

0.008

Feeling tired

  

1.85(1.40—2.46)

 < 0.001

  1. Adjusted for age, ethnicity, sex, personal income, chronic conditions, sedentary behaviour.
  2. Adjusted for age, ethnicity, sex, personal income, chronic conditions, sedentary behaviour, safety concerns, limited accessibility and lack of footpaths, cycles lanes or parks