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Table 7 Adjusted odds ratios examining leisure and transport walking by percentage land-use exposure measured with new buffers (n = 325)

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

Leisure walking Variable width buffer RIC polygon buffer RIC ellipse buffer RIC line buffer
OR CI p OR CI p OR CI p OR CI p
Commercial (%) 1.01 0.98-1.05 0.398 1.01 0.99-1.04 0.250 1.01 0.99-1.02 0.440 1.02 0.99-1.04 0.160
Institutional (%) 1.03 0.98-1.07 0.210 1.04 0.99-1.08 0.063 1.00 0.96-1.04 0.930 1.02 0.98-1.06 0.301
Recreational and park (%) 1.03 1.01-1.05 0.007 1.03 1.02-1.05 <0.001 1.02 0.99-1.05 0.068 1.03 0.99-1.08 0.141
Industrial (%) 0.81 0.67-0.98 0.030 0.94 0.89-1.00 0.052 0.96 0.91-1.02 0.168 0.89 0.78-1.01 0.075
Residential (%) 0.98 0.97-0.99 0.039 0.99 0.97-1.01 0.220 0.99 0.97-1.01 0.497 0.99 0.97-1.01 0.385
Utilities/Communications (%) 0.87 0.71-1.07 0.201 0.98 0.90-1.06 0.596 0.99 0.90-1.08 0.776 1.00 0.97-1.03 0.953
Other (%) 1.00 0.99-1.02 0.839 0.98 0.96-0.99 0.024 0.98 0.96-1.00 0.100 0.99 0.97-1.01 0.297
Transport walking             
Commercial (%) 0.99 0.93-1.06 0.753 1.03 0.99-1.07 0.200 1.01 0.99-1.04 0.278 1.03 0.99-1.06 0.104
Institutional (%) 1.04 0.96-1.12 0.353 1.01 0.95-1.08 0.657 0.98 0.93-1.04 0.537 1.00 0.93-1.07 0.937
Recreational and park (%) 1.00 0.98-1.02 0.963 1.00 0.98-1.02 0.897 1.01 0.98-1.03 0.549 1.00 0.95-1.04 0.846
Industrial (%) 0.98 0.68-1.44 0.939 0.96 0.87-1.07 0.502 0.98 0.88-1.08 0.662 0.89 0.75-1.06 0.201
Residential (%) 1.01 0.98-1.04 0.668 1.00 0.97-1.03 0.882 0.99 0.97-1.02 0.592 0.99 0.96-1.01 0.348
Utilities/Communications (%) 0.77 0.63-0.93 0.009 0.84 0.75-0.94 0.003 0.87 0.75-1.04 0.152 0.93 0.89-0.96 <0.001
Other (%) 0.99 0.98-1.01 0.639 0.99 0.97-1.01 0.336 0.99 0.96-1.01 0.302 1.00 0.98-1.02 0.847