Risks and Benefits of Green Spaces for Children: A Cross-Sectional Study of Associations with Sedentary Behavior, Obesity, Asthma, and Allergy

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Table 3. Unadjusted and adjusted ORs (95% CIs) of binary outcomes and regression coefficients (95% CI) for the continuous outcome associated with living within 300 m of parks and forests, Sabadell, 2006 (n = 3,178).
Outcome Parks Forests
aAdjusted for child’s sex and age, exposure to environmental tobacco smoke at home, having older siblings, type of school (public vs. private), parental education, and parental history of asthma. bAdjusted for child’s sex and age, parental education, type of school, and having siblings. cAdjusted for parental education, type of school, sport activity, and having siblings. *p < 0.10. **p < 0.05.
Current asthma    
Unadjusted 1.54 (1.10, 2.15)** 1.00 (0.58, 1.74)
Adjusteda 1.60 (1.09, 2.36)** 1.02 (0.56, 1.87)
Current allergic rhinoconjunctivitis    
Unadjusted 1.17 (0.97, 1.41)* 1.27 (0.95, 1.69)
Adjusteda 1.10 (0.90, 1.35) 1.27 (0.94, 1.70)
Excessive screen time    
Unadjusted 1.01 (0.85, 1.21) 0.65 (0.48, 0.89)**
Adjustedb 0.91 (0.76, 1.09) 0.61 (0.45, 0.83)**
Overweight/obesity    
Unadjusted 0.94 (0.77, 1.13) 0.79 (0.58, 1.09)
Adjustedc 0.90 (0.74, 1.09) 0.75 (0.54, 1.03)*
BMI z-scores    
Unadjusted –0.04 (–0.13, 0.06) –0.03 (–0.19, 0.12)
Adjustedc –0.07 (–0.17, 0.03) –0.06 (–0.21, 0.10)