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Table 2 Intention to change physical activity level 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

  Have you considered increasing your physical activity?
  n "No, I have no intention to change" (%) "Yes, I have thought about change but not just now" (%) "Yes, I am determined to change right now" (%) p-value
Total 6569 37 36 27  
Sex      < 0.01
   Females 3552 35 36 29  
   Males 3017 39 37 24  
Age groups (years)      < 0.01
   18-29 1289 24 38 38  
   30-44 1580 24 41 34  
   45-64 1883 41 37 21  
   65-84 1817 64 25 11  
Education      < 0.01
   Compulsory school 1782 50 33 17  
   Upper secondary school 3215 34 38 29  
   Post-secondary school 1422 32 37 31  
Self-reported economy      < 0.01
   Good 3667 40 34 26  
Neither good nor
poor
1908 36 39 25  
   Poor 861 30 40 31  
General health      < 0.01
   Good 5243 36 36 28  
   Poor 1284 40 40 21  
Body mass index (BMI) (kg/m2)      < 0.01
   <25 3270 42 34 24  
   25-29.9 2229 34 38 28  
   >30 796 23 44 33  
Activity level      < 0.01
   Low active 625 27 54 19  
   Somewhat active 1699 26 47 27  
   Moderately active 2530 39 34 27  
   Physically active 1543 49 22 29