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Table 5 Binary logistic regression predicting independent factors significantly associated with the probability of performing outdoor recreational physical activity among elderly men and women.

From: A gender perspective on factors that influence outdoor recreational physical activity among the elderly

  Factor Odds Ratio* Confidence interval p-value
Men     
  90-96 years1 0.291 0.101-0.841 0.023
  Being a non-smoker 1.941 1.105-3.409 0.021
  Being able to bathe or shower independently 11.057 2.398-50.991 0.002
  Having access to areas for country walks 2.220 1.191-4.138 0.012
Women 72-78 years1 0.469 0.274-0.804 0.006
  81-87 years1 0.411 0.235-0.717 0.002
  90-96 years1 0.200 0.081-0.498 0.001
  Being able to bathe or shower independently 6.820 2.831-16.432 0.000
  Having a higher level of education 2.293 1.121-4.690 0.023
  81-87 years and having access to areas for country walks 4.388 2.145-8.976 0.000
  1. 1Versus the 60-66-year-old age group
  2. 2 Interaction variable measuring age group 81-87 years as compared to age group 60-66 years and having access to areas for country walks
  3. *Covariates were adjusted to each odds ratio