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Table 2 Univariate analysis of the relationship between demographic variables and regular physical exercise

From: Association between regular physical exercise and depressive symptoms mediated through social support and resilience in Japanese company workers: a cross-sectional study

   Regular physical exercise  
   Yes   No   
   n = 83(11.8 %) n = 632(83.2 %)  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) p
Age 39.9 (9.3) 39.9 (9.8) 0.96
  n (%) n (%) p
Sex Male 75 (12.6) 521 (87.4) 0.06
Female 8 (6.7) 111 (93.3)
Married yes 52 (62.7) 414 (65.5) 0.63
no 31 (12.4) 218 (87.6)
Graduated from university or college yes 58 (9.8) 532 (90.2) <0.01*
  no 25 (20.0) 100 (80.0)
Management position yes 6 (9.0) 61 (91.0) 0.69
  no 77 (11.9) 571 (88.1)  
  1. *p < 0.05. Regular physical exercise: yes, frequency of relatively hard exercise, more than 20 min, three or more times per week; no, lower frequency or intensity of exercise