Table 5

Logistic regression for physical activity by acculturation
Lowest acculturation N = 338 Medium acculturation N = 429 Highest acculturation N = 309
OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Demographic factors
Age 0.95 0.75–1.21 0.661 0.85 0.67–1.07 0.158 1.03 0.80–1.32 0.820
Country of Birth 0.86 0.52–1.41 0.545 0.82 0.49–1.38 0.457 1.13 0.52–2.48 0.755
Gender 2.38 1.40–4.05 0.001 1.82 1.13–2.94 0.013 1.40 0.83–2.36 0.212
Parental Education 1.23 0.87–174 0.248 1.02 0.76–1.36 0.914 1.10 0.83–1.48 0.508
Sensation seeking subscales
Thrill & Adventure Seeking 1.18 1.07–1.31 0.001 1.02 0.94–1.11 0.659 1.10 1.00–1.21 0.051
Social Disinhibition 0.95 0.81–1.13 0.568 1.10 0.94–1.28 0.244 1.17 0.99–1.40 0.072
Drug & Alcohol Attitudes 0.96 0.79–1.18 0.713 0.92 0.77–1.09 0.313 0.95 0.81–1.11 0.532

Note: Female served as the reference category for gender. Born in Mexico served as the reference category for country of birth. Age was entered as a continuous variable. The highest level of education served as the reference category for parental educational attainment.

Wilkinson et al.

Wilkinson et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:332   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-332

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