Table 3

Prevalence of the compliance with the physical activity guideline in adolescents
boys girls
compliance χ2 df p compliance χ2 df p
Age group 0.5 1 .464 4.8 1 .029
 11-13 years 9.4% 8.3%
 14-17 years 8.1% 5.0%
Socioeconomic status 7.1 2 .029 9.1 2 .011
 low 7.0% 9.3%
 medium 10.9% 6.7%
 high 5.8% 2.8%
Migration background 1.9 1 .168 6.7 1 .010
 yes 5.4% 10.8%
 no 9.1% 5.5%
Residential area 20.1 3 .000 1.3 3 .725
 rural area 16.5% 7.1%
 small town 7.9% 7.2%
 medium-sized town 6.0% 6.0%
 city 6.6% 5.0%

Note: p = p-value of the chi-square statistic; df = degrees of freedom.

Jekauc et al.

Jekauc et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:714   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-714

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