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Table 1 Physical activity levels in the adult population (18-84) years of Östergötland in 2006

From: Is there a demand for physical activity interventions provided by the health care sector? Findings from a population survey

  Physical activity level
  n Low active
(%)
Somewhat active (%) Moderately active (%) Physically active (%) p-value
Total 6966 11 27 38 25  
Sex       < 0.01
   Females 3802 10 25 40 24  
   Males 3164 11 29 35 25  
Age groups (years)       < 0.01
   18-29 1294 9 16 34 41  
   30-44 1589 10 27 36 27  
   45-64 1948 10 31 39 21  
   65-84 2135 14 33 40 12  
Education       < 0.01
   Compulsory school 2059 16 34 38 13  
   Upper secondary school 3293 10 26 37 27  
   Post-secondary school 1446 6 21 38 35  
Self-reported economy       < 0.01
   Good 3865 9 26 39 27  
   Neither good nor poor 2042 12 28 36 24  
   Poor 908 15 30 36 19  
General health       < 0.01
   Good 5456 8 24 39 29  
   Poor 1456 20 36 33 11  
Body mass index (BMI) (kg/m2)       < 0.01
   <25 3400 8 22 38 32  
   25.0-29.9 2373 11 32 38 20  
   >30 877 20 36 33 11