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Table 2 Relationships between walking for transportation and the environmental correlates separately

From: Older adults’ transportation walking: a cross-sectional study on the cumulative influence of physical environmental factors

Environmental factorsa Odds ratio (95% C.I.)
Absence of high curbs 1.00 (0.94, 1.06)
Number of shops 1.20 (1.15, 1.26)*
Presence of benches 0.98 (0.93, 1.03)
Presence of crossings 1.01 (0.95, 1.07)
Presence of bus stops 1.29 (1.22, 1.37)*
Presence of street lighting 1.12 (1.04, 1.19)*
Safety from crime 1.08 (1.03, 1.13)*
  1. C.I. (Bayesian) Confidence Interval.
  2. All analyses were adjusted for gender, age, marital status, number of functional limitations, education, monthly income, and area of residence.
  3. aAll environmental factors were dichotomous and dummy coded with “1” being the anticipated favorable aspect of the factor.
  4. *p< 0.05.