Table 4:

Change in health behaviour and quality-of-life outcomes between participants in intervention and control buildings*

Quality-of-life measure/risk factor domainNo. (%) of participants with improvementOR (95% CI)
Intervention buildings
n = 129
Control buildings
n = 129
Mobility40 (31.0)30 (23.3)1.5 (0.7 to 3.5)
Self-care29 (22.5)21 (16.3)1.8 (0.5 to 5.8)
Usual activities43 (33.3)21 (16.3)2.6 (1.2 to 5.8)
Pain and discomfort44 (34.1)36 (27.9)1.4 (0.6 to 3.0)
Anxiety and depression57 (44.2)49 (38.0)1.3 (0.8 to 2.3)
Physical activity21 (16.3)21 (16.3)1.0 (0.5 to 2.2)
Intake of fruits and vegetables36 (27.9)39 (30.2)0.8 (0.1 to 7.7)
CANRISK category29 (22.5)16 (12.4)2.0 (0.8 to 5.3)
  • Note: CANRISK = Canadian Diabetes Risk Questionnaire, CI = confidence interval, OR = odds ratio.

  • * Adjusted for pairing and clustering, with imputation.

  • Participants who completed the Health Awareness and Behaviour Tool Survey.