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Table 3 Standardised 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
%a (95% CI) %a (95% CI) %a (95% CI) %a (95% CI)
Total:
 Low education 48.1 (45.4–50.9) 46.9 (44.8–49.1) 48.2 (46.1–50.3) 48.7 (45.7–51.6) 0.865
 Medium education 37.5 (35.4–39.6) 32.9 (31.5–34.2) 33.5 (32.2–34.9) 30.9 (29.4–32.3) <0.001
 High education 25.0 (22.6–27.6) 20.1 (18.8–21.4) 19.9 (18.7–21.1) 16.4 (15.2–17.7) <0.001
 Total 39.4 (38.0–40.8) 35.0 (34.0–36.0) 35.7 (34.8–36.7) 32.7 (31.6–33.8) <0.001
Men:
 Low education 47.8 (43.9–51.7) 46.7 (43.6–49.8) 48.4 (45.4–51.5) 49.5 (45.6–53.4) 0.584
 Medium education 40.4 (37.1–43.9) 35.4 (33.2–37.8) 37.1 (34.8–39.4) 33.7 (31.6–36.0) 0.002
 High education 24.8 (21.8–28.2) 20.3 (18.5–22.3) 19.5 (17.8–21.2) 15.9 (14.3–17.7) <0.001
 Total 40.1 (38.0–42.2) 36.3 (34.8–37.8) 37.0 (35.5–38.5) 34.1 (32.5–35.8) <0.001
Women:
 Low education 48.5 (44.5–52.5) 47.1 (44.1–50.1) 48.0 (45.0–50.9) 47.8 (43.3–52.3) 0.783
 Medium education 35.6 (33.0–38.2) 31.4 (29.8–33.0) 31.5 (29.9–33.1) 28.5 (26.7–30.4) <0.001
 High education 25.3 (21.4–29.6) 19.8 (18.1–21.7) 20.3 (18.6–22.0) 17.1 (15.2–19.1) <0.001
 Total 38.8 (36.9–40.8) 34.0 (32.8–35.3) 34.7 (33.5–36.0) 31.3 (29.7–32.9) <0.001
  1. aStandardised to the European Standard Population 2013, by age (and sex) [see also the Statistical methods subsection of the Methods section]