Table 3

Associations between Household Income and Child Involvement in Organized Physical Activity (PA), Awareness, and Claiming of the Children's Fitness Tax Credit (CFTC) among Canadian Parents (N = 1004)λ.

Child in Organized PA

Aware of CFTC in 2009

Claimed CFTC in 2007

Plant to Claim CFTC for 2008

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI


Lowest income quartile

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

2

1.18

0.81-1.73

2.10

***1.42-3.10

1.43

0.78-2.61

1.93

*1.05-3.56

3

1.88

**1.28-2.76

2.85

***1.92-4.25

3.04

***1.68-5.50

4.48

***2.37-8.45

Highest income quartile

2.49

***1.70-3.64

4.10

***2.75-6.13

2.96

***1.66-5.30

3.14

***1.72-5.72


Adjusted for sex, age, and education level of the parent and region of residence.

* p < .05

** p < .001

*** p < .0001

Spence et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:356   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-356

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