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Table 2 Partial correlationa between BMI and fitness tests in boys and girls

From: Health-related physical fitness and weight status in Hong Kong adolescents

  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      
  1. aAdjusted for age
  2. * P < 0.05
  3. ** P < 0.001
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