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Table 2 Adherence to prescribed physical activity, multiple logistic regression analysis: odds ratio for adherence to physical activity prescriptions in routine primary health care

From: Factors associated with patients self-reported adherence to prescribed physical activity in routine primary health care

  3 months 12 months
  p-value Odds ratio 95% CI p-value Odds ratio 95% CI
Activity level at baseline (7-day recall) < 0.001    < 0.001   
0 days   1.00    1.00  
1-2 days   1.83 1.42-2.35   1.75 1.33-2.310
3-4 days   3.92 2.67-5.77   2.69 1.84-3.92
5-7 days   2.14 1.60-2.87   3.38 2.36-4.84
Activity type < 0.001    < 0.001   
Home-based activity   1.88 1.15-3.07   1.06 0.75-1.50
Facility-based activity   0.49 0.32-0.76   0.47 0.33-0.66
Combination of home-based and facility-based activity   1.00    1.00  
Referral practitioner 0.254    (0.829)a   
Physician   1.00     
Nurse   1.08 0.61-1.93    
Other   1.64 0.57-4.71    
Physiotherapist   2.34 0.96-5.73    
Activity type * Referral practitioner < 0.001      
Home-based activity * Nurse   0.78 0.38-1.60    
Home-based activity *Other   0.27 0.08-0.92    
Home-based activity * Physiotherapist   0.39 0.14-1.11    
Facility-based activity * Nurse   0.87 0.44-1.72    
Facility-based activity * Other   1.67 0.54-5.19    
Facility-based activity * Physiotherapist   0.84 0.31-2.30    
Combination of home-based and facility-based activity * Physician   1.00     
  1. Multiple logistic regression analyses, adherence vs. non-adherence at 3 months (n = 1860) and 12 months (n = 1320).
  2. aNot included in the model.