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Table 6 Adjusted odds ratios examining leisure and transport walking by percentage land-use exposure measured with standard buffers (n = 325)

From: Using GPS technology to (re)-examine operational definitions of ‘neighbourhood’ in place-based health research

Leisure walking Circular buffer Polygon Network buffer Line-based network buffer
OR CI p OR CI p OR CI p
Commercial (%) 1.01 0.98-1.03 0.541 1.03 0.99-1.06 0.136 1.03 0.99-1.08 0.168
Institutional (%) 1.03 0.98-1.09 0.248 1.04 0.99-1.08 0.091 1.08 0.99-1.16 0.054
Recreational and park (%) 1.02 1.00-1.04 0.027 1.04 0.98-1.11 0.186 1.05 0.97-1.14 0.252
Industrial (%) 0.88 0.79-0.98 0.023 0.78 0.61-1.00 0.051 0.79 0.58-1.07 0.126
Residential (%) 0.98 0.97-0.99 0.039 0.99 0.98-1.01 0.562 0.99 0.97-1.01 0.532
Utilities/Communications (%) 0.83 0.64-1.08 0.171 0.95 0.84-1.07 0.411 1.00 0.85-1.16 0.959
Other (%) 1.00 0.99-1.02 0.892 1.00 0.98-1.01 0.623 1.00 0.98-1.02 0.834
Transport walking          
Commercial (%) 0.98 0.94-1.03 0.511 1.03 0.96-1.11 0.366 1.04 0.96-1.13 0.344
Institutional (%) 1.06 0.97-1.16 0.201 1.00 0.96-1.05 0.924 1.03 0.94-1.13 0.484
Recreational and park (%) 1.00 0.98-1.02 0.853 1.00 0.93-1.08 0.963 0.99 0.90-1.08 0.776
Industrial (%) 0.98 0.78-1.22 0.843 0.75 0.53-1.06 0.103 0.70 0.47-1.04 0.079
Residential (%) 1.01 0.98-1.04 0.521 0.99 0.97-1.02 0.489 0.99 0.97-1.02 0.473
Utilities/Communications (%) 0.72 0.55-0.94 0.016 0.85 0.74-0.99 0.037 0.83 0.72-0.97 0.021
Other (%) 0.99 0.97-1.01 0.516 1.00 0.98-1.02 0.674 1.01 0.98-1.03 0.607