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Table 3 Ln MET minutes per week, cycling and walking, by independent variables, OLS regression analysis

From: Cycling and walking for transport: Estimating net health effects from comparison of different transport mode users' self-reported physical activity

Model ln(MET-cycling), N = 1575 ln(MET-walking), N = 4740
  ( i ) ( ii ) ( i ) ( ii )
  value t-statistic value t-statistic value t-statistic value t-statistic
Constant 10.440 7.731 8.778 6.578 12.829 13.011 12.006 12.140
ln_age -.497 -2.698 -.157 -.845 -1.156 -8.624 -1.001 -7.419
Male .008 .071 .001 .010 -.250 -2.870 -.247 -2.850
University education .574 4.560 .446 3.588 .525 5.707 .446 4.857
Children in household -.178 -1.554 -.072 -.641 -.640 -7.020 -.624 -6.832
log_income .073 .634 -.051 -.447 -.285 -3.295 -.321 -3.731
ln_BMI -1.349 -4.100 -1.246 -3.869 -.802 -3.526 -.726 -3.208
Reference trip, cycle        .359 2.071
Residence in semi-urban area    .545 3.043    .088 .691
Residence in city    1.074 6.290    .400 3.388
ln_share_separated    .153 4.515    -.070 -1.579
ln_crossings_km    .185 1.781    .674 5.656
Adj. R2 .035   .082   .060   .076  
  1. Rural area is reference category to semi-urban and city residency. "Reference trip cycle" indicates that the respondent reported a recent cycling trip in Wave 1 of the survey; and the share of separated cycling/walking paths and the number of crossings were based on the reported cycling or walking trip.