|Estimation results of regression models (reduced models without missing observations)|
|Independent variables||Dependent variable (Health Related Quality of Life)|
|Model 1a||SEd||Model 2a||SEd||Model 3a||SEd||Model 4a||SEd|
|Coefficient (95% CIb)c||Coefficient (95% CIb)c||Coefficient (95% CIb)c||Coefficient (95% CIb)c|
|Active||0.026 (−0.003, 0.055)*||0.014|
|Sports and exercise|
|Active||0.034 (−0.000, 0.068)**||0.018|
|Active||0.072 (−0.014, 0.157)*||0.044|
|Constant||1.456 (1.286, 1.626)***||0.090||1.159 (0.980,1.338)***||0.091||1.252 (1.017, 1.487)***||0.120||1.393 (1.277,1.510)***||0.059|
|Number of observations||3957||3957||873||874|
a All models [Model 1 (physical activity indicator: walking), Model 2 (physical activity indicator: sports and exercise), Model 3 (physical activity indicator: objective measure of physical activity), Model 4 (physical activity indicator: subjective measure physical activity] are adjusted to gender, age, income, educational qualification, employment status, ethnicity, marital status, house tenure, smoking status, drinking status, region of residence, urbanisation, general health status, BMI, morbidities (e.g. problems with heart, muscoskeletal, ear, vision, mental, hypertension, stroke, diabetes), psycho-social wellbeing (measured via General Health Questionnaire scores) .b95% Confidence Interval; cSignificance level of 1%(***), 5%(**) , 10%(*); drobust standard error.
Anokye et al.
Anokye et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:624 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-624