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Table 5 Multinomial logistic regression, physical activity

From: Sexual orientation and health behaviors among college students in Italy

Y = How often practice sports (Ref: never) Sometimes Often Very often
Men Women Men Women Men Women
Sexual identity (Ref: heterosexual)
 Bisexual 0.363***
(0.123)
0.394***
(0.137)
1.102
(0.375)
1.171
(0.403)
0.150***
(0.068)
0.168***
(0.078)
1.133
(0.420)
1.137
(0.429)
0.210***
(0.088)
0.238***
(0.103)
0.959
(0.405)
0.919
(0.394)
 Homosexual 0.526 0.535 1.246 1.35 0.563 0.696 0.733 0.801 0.383* 0.474 1.885
(1.123)
1.962
(1.181)
(0.255) (0.267) (0.690) (0.752) (0.279) (0.354) (0.500) (0.551) (0.210) (0.267)
Age 1.052
(0.046)
1.033
(0.046)
1.018
(0.040)
1.032
(0.041)
1.021
(0.046)
1.017
(0.047)
1.017
(0.043)
1.023
(0.045)
1.013
(0.046)
1.002
(0.047)
1.034
(0.047)
1.018
(0.048)
Parents’ education (Ref: < then high school)
 High school   1.33
(0.240)
  1.193
(0.152)
  1.629**
(0.311)
  1.602***
(0.241)
  1.652**
(0.327)
  1.656***
(0.269)
 College degree   1.426*
(0.278)
  1.635***
(0.246)
  1.767***
(0.362)
  2.728***
(0.468)
  2.265***
(0.477)
  2.256***
(0.424)
Importance of religion (Ref: Not at all)
 Somewhat   1.604***
(0.246)
  1.058
(0.161)
  1.608***
(0.252)
  1.054
(0.176)
  1.544***
(0.246)
  0.84
(0.148)
 Quite/very   1.303*
(0.196)
  1.154
(0.171)
  1.287
(0.199)
  1.248
(0.202)
  1.23
(0.194)
  0.866
(0.148)
Working while in college (Ref: Never)
 Sometimes   2.474***
(0.375)
  0.983
(0.116)
  2.425***
(0.375)
  1.15
(0.150)
  2.900***
(0.455)
  1.492***
(0.209)
 Regularly   1.137
(0.215)
  1.066
(0.187)
  1.186
(0.228)
  1.721***
(0.315)
  1.640***
(0.314)
  2.438***
(0.466)
In a relationship   1.349**
(0.174)
  1.011
(0.101)
  1.159
(0.154)
  0.982
(0.109)
  1.284*
(0.173)
  1.08
(0.130)
Friends approve sex with persons of same-sex (Ref: No)
 Somewhat   0.947
(0.168)
  1.101
(0.161)
  1.066
(0.190)
  0.901
(0.150)
  0.946
(0.172)
  1.043
(0.184)
 Quite/yes   0.821
(0.163)
  0.792
(0.130)
  0.608**
(0.125)
  0.763
(0.140)
  0.547***
(0.114)
  0.786
(0.155)
Parents approve sex with persons of same-sex (Ref: No)
 Somewhat   1.308*
(0.209)
  0.994
(0.132)
  1.15
(0.187)
  1.372**
(0.206)
  1.219
(0.202)
  0.923
(0.147)
 Quite/yes   1.062
(0.217)
  1.316
(0.232)
  1.109
(0.233)
  1.636**
(0.319)
  1.2
(0.257)
  1.396
(0.288)
Constant 0.913
(0.855)
0.514
(0.512)
0.774
(0.640)
0.428
(0.371)
1.02
(0.989)
0.399
(0.412)
0.37
(0.339)
0.153*
(0.148)
1.225
(1.204)
0.484
(0.506)
0.174*
(0.172)
0.153*
(0.159)
N 3222 2982 3222 2982 3222 2982
  1. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01. Region where respondents attend university is included in all models