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Table 2 Prevalence of the compliance with the physical activity guideline in children

From: Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of the compliance with the physical activity guidelines in children and adolescents in Germany

  boys girls
  compliance χ 2 df p compliance χ 2 df p
Age group   12.2 1 .000   12.3 1 .000
 4-5 years 35.4%     28.4%    
 6-10 years 24.2%     17.9%    
Socioeconomic status 0.5 2 .773   8.1 2 .017
 low 25.8%     27.5%    
 medium 27.4%     20.0%    
 high 28.6%     17.0%    
Migration background 0.1 1 .758   3.2 1 .068
 yes 28.4%     14.2%    
 no 27.1%     21.4%    
Residential area   7.5 3 .058   2.1 3 .549
 rural area 28.9%     19.9%    
 small town 27.1%     20.9%    
 medium-sized town 22.2%     23.5%    
 city 33.0%     18.3%    
  1. Note: p = p-value of the chi-square statistic; df = degrees of freedom.