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Table 2 Univariate analysis of baseline variables and relationship with attendance at residential home exercise sessions

From: Predictors of attendance to group exercise: a cohort study of older adults in long-term care facilities

Variable n Relationship with % attendance at group exercise
Unstandardised regression coefficients (95% CI) R2 Standardised coefficients (β) P-value
Number of chronic conditions0 326 −2.54 (−5.75 to 0.67) 0.007 −0.09 0.121
GDS score1 309 −2.95 (−4.21 to −1.68) 0.064 −0.25 <0.001
Total SPPB score 326 1.39 (−0.33 to 3.10) 0.008 0.09 0.112
Fear of falling2 305 0.20 (−0.49 to 0.89) 0.001 0.03 0.567
Initiates interaction with others3 313 11.84 (3.03 to 20.65) 0.022 0.15 0.009
Pursues involvement in the life of the facility3 313 16.42 (8.09 to 24.74) 0.046 0.22 <0.001
Activities co-ordinator employed in the home 326 9.13 (1.07 to 17.19) 0.02 0.12 0.026
Home level socio-economics:      
Self-funding 274 0.50 (0.09 to 0.91) 0.20 0.14 0.018
Social services funded 274 −0.35 (−0.63 to −0.08) 0.02 −0.15 0.012
  1. 0Medical conditions taken from resident care plans.
  2. 1GDS score is valid if the resident could answer ≥ 10 of the 15 questions.
  3. 2Self-reported.
  4. 3Proxy reports from care staff.