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Table 4 Age and sex adjusted associations between area characteristics and disabilities (pathway A and A′; N = 271)

From: Residential area characteristics and disabilities among Dutch community-dwelling older adults

Area Area characteristica Pathway A Pathway A′
Disabilities Disabilities adjusted for transport-related walking Disabilities adjusted for transport-related cycling Disabilities adjusted for total TPA
β (95% CI) p β (95% CI) p β (95% CI) p β (95% CI) p
400 m Aesthetics −0.86* (−1.47 to −0.26) 0.01 −0.77* (−1.34 to −0.19) 0.01 −0.71* (−1.26 to −0.16) 0.01 −0.69* (−1.21 to −0.16) 0.01
Functional features 0.27 (−0.09 to 0.64) 0.14 0.22 (−0.13 to 0.57) 0.22 0.32 (−0.01 to 0.65) 0.06 0.22 (−0.10 to 0.53) 0.17
Safety 0.22 (−0.35 to 0.78) 0.45 0.22 (−0.32 to 0.76) 0.43 0.06 (−0.46 to 0.57) 0.84 0.17 (−0.32 to 0.66) 0.49
Destinations −0.03 (−0.08 to 0.02) 0.21 −0.02 (−0.07 to 0.02) 0.28 −0.03 (−0.07 to 0.01) 0.15 −0.02 (−0.06 to 0.02) 0.26
800 m Aesthetics −0.97 (−1.96 to 0.02) 0.05 −0.81 (−1.75 to 0.13) 0.09 −0.83 (−1.72 to 0.07) 0.07 −0.66 (−1.51 to 0.19) 0.13
Functional features 0.35 (−0.30 to 0.99) 0.29 0.32 (−0.30 to 0.93) 0.31 0.40 (−0.18 to 0.99) 0.18 0.28 (−0.27 to 0.84) 0.31
Safety 0.04 (−0.78 to 0.86) 0.93 −0.06 (−0.84 to 0.71) 0.88 −0.07 (−0.81 to 0.67) 0.86 −0.13 (−0.84 to 0.57) 0.71
Destinations −0.00 (−0.03 to 0.02) 0.74 −0.00 (−0.03 to 0.02) 0.93 −0.01 (−0.03 to 0.02) 0.51 0.00 (−0.02 to 0.02) 0.99
1200 m Aesthetics −1.21 (−2.74 to 0.32) 0.12 −0.85 (−2.31 to 0.62) 0.26 −1.18 (−2.66 to 0.30) 0.12 −0.48 (−1.81 to 0.85) 0.48
Functional features 0.62 (−0.64 to 1.88) 0.34 0.48 (−0.72 to 1.68) 0.43 0.63 (−0.60 to 1.85) 0.32 0.26 (−0.83 to 1.35) 0.64
Safety 0.01 (−1.05 to 1.08) 0.98 −0.13 (−1.15 to 0.88) 0.80 −0.01 (−1.04 to 1.02) 0.99 −0.21 (−1.13 to 0.71) 0.65
Destinations −0.01 (−0.03 to 0.01) 0.50 −0.01 (−0.02 to 0.01) 0.57 −0.01 (−0.03 to 0.01) 0.44 −0.00 (−0.02 to 0.01) 0.70
  1. * p < 0.05
  2. aAdjustments were made for age, sex, and the other area characteristics