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Table 2 Crude prevalence of sporting inactivity among adults in Germany aged 25–69 years by survey year

From: Changing educational inequalities in sporting inactivity among adults in Germany: a trend study from 2003 to 2012

  2003 2009 2010 2012 p-trend
% (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
Total:
 Low education 47.9 (45.3–50.4) 46.5 (44.5–48.5) 48.6 (46.6–50.6) 48.4 (45.8–51.1) 0.839
 Medium education 37.5 (35.5–39.5) 32.4 (31.1–33.8) 33.2 (31.9–34.5) 30.2 (28.9–31.6) <0.001
 High education 25.1 (22.9–27.5) 20.2 (18.9–21.5) 20.0 (18.8–21.3) 16.6 (15.3–17.9) <0.001
 Total 39.4 (38.0–40.8) 35.1 (34.1–36.1) 35.9 (34.9–36.8) 32.7 (31.6–33.8) <0.001
Men:
 Low education 48.7 (45.1–52.4) 47.9 (45.0–50.8) 49.6 (46.7–52.5) 49.8 (46.1–53.4) 0.740
 Medium education 38.9 (35.8–42.1) 33.8 (31.7–36.0) 35.5 (33.4–37.7) 32.3 (30.2–34.4) 0.001
 High education 24.7 (21.8–27.8) 20.4 (18.6–22.4) 19.8 (18.1–21.5) 15.8 (14.2–17.5) <0.001
 Total 39.9 (37.9–42.0) 36.1 (34.6–37.7) 37.1 (35.6–38.5) 33.9 (32.4–35.6) <0.001
Women:
 Low education 47.0 (43.4–50.6) 45.0 (42.2–47.7) 47.5 (44.8–50.2) 46.9 (43.0–50.8) 0.930
 Medium education 36.3 (33.8–38.8) 31.3 (29.7–32.9) 31.2 (29.7–32.8) 28.4 (26.6–30.3) <0.001
 High education 25.8 (22.3–29.7) 19.9 (18.2–21.7) 20.4 (18.7–22.2) 17.5 (15.5–19.6) <0.001
 Total 38.8 (36.9–40.8) 34.0 (32.8–35.3) 34.7 (33.4–35.9) 31.5 (29.9–33.1) <0.001