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Table 3 Prevalence of the compliance with the physical activity guideline in adolescents

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