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Table 9 Age and sex adjusted associations between area characteristics and travelling (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′
Travelling Travelling adjusted for transport-related walking Travelling adjusted for transport-related cycling Travelling adjusted for total TPA
β (95% CI) p β (95% CI) p β (95% CI) p Β (95% CI) p
400 m Aesthetics −0.11* (−0.17 to −0.05) 0.00 −0.11* (−0.17 to −0.05) 0.00 −0.10* (−0.16 to −0.04) 0.00 −0.10* (−0.16 to −0.04) 0.00
Functional features 0.03 (−0.00 to 0.07) 0.07 0.03 (−0.01 to 0.06) 0.10 0.04* (0.01 to 0.07) 0.02 0.03 (−0.00 to 0.06) 0.08
Safety 0.03 (−0.02 to 0.09) 0.20 0.04 (−0.02 to 0.09) 0.17 0.02 (−0.04 to 0.07) 0.50 0.03 (−0.02 to 0.09) 0.21
Destinations −0.01* (−0.01 to −0.00) 0.03 −0.01* (−0.01 to −0.00) 0.04 −0.01* (−0.01 to −0.00) 0.01 −0.00* (−0.01 to −0.00) 0.03
800 m Aesthetics −0.17* (−0.27 to −0.07) 0.00 −0.16* (−0.26 to −0.06) 0.00 −0.17* (−0.26 to −0.08) 0.00 −0.15* (−0.24 to −0.06) 0.00
Functional features 0.03 (−0.03 to 0.09) 0.37 0.03 (−0.04 to 0.09) 0.40 0.04 (−0.02 to 0.10) 0.18 0.03 (−0.03 to 0.08) 0.38
Safety 0.10* (0.02 to 0.18) 0.02 0.09* (0.01 to 0.17) 0.02 0.09* (0.01 to 0.17) 0.02 0.08* (0.01 to 0.16) 0.04
Destinations −0.00 (−0.00 to 0.00) 0.31 −0.00 (−0.00 to 0.00) 0.41 −0.00 (−0.00 to 0.00) 0.12 −0.00 (−0.00 to 0.00) 0.45
1200 m Aesthetics −0.26* (−0.42 to −0.11) 0.00 −0.24* (−0.40 to −0.09) 0.00 −0.26* (−0.41 to −0.10) 0.00 −0.20* (−0.34 to −0.06) 0.01
Functional features 0.09 (−0.04 to 0.22) 0.16 0.08 (−0.04 to 0.21) 0.19 0.09 (−0.04 to 0.21) 0.17 0.06 (−0.05 to 0.18) 0.30
Safety 0.13* (0.02 to 0.23) 0.02 0.11* (0.01 to 0.22) 0.04 0.12* (0.02 to 0.23) 0.03 0.10* (0.00 to 0.20) 0.04
Destinations −0.00 (−0.00 to 0.00) 0.07 −0.00 (−0.00 to 0.00) 0.08 −0.00 (−0.00 to 0.00) 0.06 −0.00 (−0.00 to 0.00) 0.10
  1. * p < 0.05
  2. aAdjustments were made for age, sex, and the other area characteristics