Table 7. Regression coefficients (r) and p values for recreational visits to waterways, Pumicestone region

Independent variables
Pumicestone
Bribie beaches
Caloundra beaches
Caboolture River
Deception Bay

r
P
r
P
r
P
r
P
r
P
Distance from waterway
-1.200
0.000
-0.770
0.000
-0.810
0.000
-0.640
0.000
-0.990
0.000
Minimum distance from coast
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
-0.140
0.060
Visits to Pumicestone
 
 
0.170
0.001

 
0.210
0.000

 
Visits to Bribie
0.300
0.000

 
0.170
0.001

 

 
Visits to Caloundra
0.430
0.000
0.150
0.007

 

 
0.140
0.056
Visits to Caboolture
0.150
0.008
0.130
0.010

 

 
0.290
0.000
Visits to Deception Bay
 
 
 
 
 
 
0.170
0.001
 
 
Overall waterway condition
 
 
-0.170
0.033

 

 

 
Water quality
 
 
0.090
0.016

 
-0.110
0.030
0.080
0.000
Vegetation
 
 

 

 

 

 
Diversity
 
 
 
 
 
 
0.120
0.011
 
 
Human health
 
 

 
0.080
0.004

 

 
Mental health limitations










Physical health limitations










Age
0.020
0.000
-0.010
0.035
-0.020
0.000
 
 
 
 
Education










Sex










F (df)
61.1 (5,368)
31.6 (7,307)
52.0 (4,284)
12.36 (5,263)
18.6 (5,271)
R2
0.45
0.42
0.42
0.19
0.26
† Non-significant results are not displayed