Table 2

Partial correlationa between BMI and fitness tests in boys and girls

BMI

Push-up

Sit-up

Sit-and-reach

9-min run


Boys

BMI

0.16

0.05*

0.06*

-0.007

Push-up

0.45**

0.22**

0.35**

Sit-up

0.23**

0.41**

Sit-and-reach

0.15**

9-min run

Girls

BMI

-0.16

-0.01

-0.001

-0.05

Push-up

0.41**

0.26**

0.31**

Sit-up

0.21**

0.40**

Sit-and-reach

0.18**

9-min run


aAdjusted for age

* P < 0.05

** P < 0.001

Mak et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:88   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-88

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