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Table 4 Absolute educational inequalities in 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
Total:
 PDa (95% CI)
  Low education 23.1 (19.4–26.9) 26.9 (24.4–29.4) 28.3 (25.9–30.8) 32.2 (29.0–35.5) <0.001
  Medium education 12.5 (9.2–15.8) 12.8 (10.9–14.7) 13.7 (11.9–15.5) 14.4 (12.5–16.4) 0.225
  High education (ref.) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 SIIb (95% CI) 0.30 (0.25–0.35) 0.34 (0.31–0.38) 0.38 (0.34–0.41) 0.41 (0.37–0.45) 0.001
Men:
 PDa (95% CI)
  Low education 22.9 (17.9–28.0) 26.4 (22.8–30.1) 29.0 (25.4–32.5) 33.6 (29.3–37.9) 0.001
  Medium education 15.6 (10.9–20.3) 15.1 (12.1–18.1) 17.6 (14.8–20.5) 17.8 (15.0–20.6) 0.299
  High education (ref.) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 SIIc (95% CI) 0.30 (0.23–0.38) 0.36 (0.30–0.41) 0.39 (0.34–0.44) 0.44 (0.39–0.49) 0.004
Women:
 PDa (95% CI)
  Low education 23.2 (17.5–28.9) 27.3 (23.8–30.8) 27.7 (24.3–31.1) 30.7 (25.8–35.6) 0.041
  Medium education 10.3 (5.4–15.1) 11.6 (9.1–14.0) 11.2 (8.9–13.6) 11.4 (8.7–14.2) 0.637
  High education (ref.) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 SIIc (95% CI) 0.29 (0.22–0.37) 0.33 (0.29–0.38) 0.36 (0.32–0.41) 0.37 (0.32–0.43) 0.077
  1. PD prevalence difference (in percentage points), SII Slope Index of Inequality; ref., reference group
  2. astandardised to the European Standard Population 2013, by age (and sex) [see also the Statistical methods subsection of the Methods section]
  3. bAdjusted for age, sex, age × sex
  4. cAdjusted for age