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Table 5 Unadjusted frequencies of subjects maintaining or developing risk within the measurement period. The probabilities are weighted for dropout.

From: Tracking and prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors across socio-economic classes: A longitudinal substudy of the European Youth Heart Study

  Low SES High SES Total sample
  Maintain (n) Develop (n) Maintain (n) Develop (n) Maintain (n) Develop (n)
Low PF 55.48 % (38) 21.36 % (95) 47.76 % (43) 12.28 % (152) 51.82% (81) 15.89 % (247)
Overweight 69.59 % (22) 12.52 % (139) 51.72 % (24) 5.41 % (195) 60.31 % (46) 8.60 % (334)
  1. Low physical fitness was defined according to the lowest sex and age group specific quartile of physical fitness. Overweight was defined according to BMI cut-points proposed by the International Obesity Task Force.
  2. n denotes the number of subjects on which the percentages are based