Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Safety from Crime and Physical Activity among Older Adults: A Population-Based Study in Brazil

Table 3

Table Unadjusted and adjusted associations between perception of safety and leisure-time physical activity in older adults. Florianopolis, South Brazil, 2009/2010.

VariablesUnadjusted modelAdjusted model
PR95% CI 𝑃 PR95% CI 𝑃

Street lighting at nighta0.610.91
 No1.001.00
 Yes1.090.78; 1.530.980.71; 1.37
Safe to walk during the daya0.020.03
 No1.001.00
 Yes1.281.04; 1.581.251.02; 1.53
Safe to walk during the nighta0.940.51
 No1.001.00
 Yes0.990.78; 1.260.930.75; 1.16
Perception of safety scoreb0.010.03
 Poor1.001.00
 Good1.321.07; 1.641.251.01; 1.54

aMultiple analysis consists of the variables street lighting at night, safe to walk during the day, and safe to walk during the night, adjusted for sex, age, schooling, disability score, and self-perceived health.
bMultiple analysis consists of the variable perception of safety score adjusted for sex, age, schooling, disability score, and self-perceived health.

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