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Table 4 Univariate analysis of baseline variables and relationship with attendance at nursing 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 percentage attendance at group exercise
Unstandardised regression coefficients (95% CI) R2 Standardised coefficients (β) P-value
Number of chronic conditions0 102 −1.68 (−6.93 to 3.57) 0.004 −0.06 0.526
GDS score1 87 −0.20 (−2.67 to 2.28) 0.000 −0.02 0.875
Total SPPB score 102 0.97 (−2.84 to 4.77) 0.003 0.05 0.616
Fear of falling2 94 0.02 (−0.29 to 0.33) 0.000 0.01 0.892
Initiates interaction with others3 102 6.63 (−9.74 to 23.0) 0.006 0.08 0.424
Pursues involvement in the life of the facility3 101 10.4 (−4.63 to 25.46) 0.019 0.14 0.173
Activities co-ordinator employed in the home 102 −14.1 (−31.88 to 3.73) 0.024 −0.16 0.120
Home level socio-economics      
Self-funding 69 0.04 (−1.25 to 1.33) 0.000 0.01 0.955
Social services funded 69 −0.48 (−1.54 to 0.58) 0.012 −0.11 0.367
  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.