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Table 5 Relative 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:
 ORa (95% CI)
  Low education 2.80 (2.38–3.30) 3.47 (3.08–3.90) 3.78 (3.37–4.23) 4.63 (4.01–5.36) <0.001
  Medium education 1.85 (1.59–2.16) 2.01 (1.81–2.23) 2.09 (1.89–2.30) 2.28 (2.03–2.56) 0.046
  High education (ref.) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00  
 RIIa (95% CI) 2.08 (1.83–2.38) 2.58 (2.32–2.87) 2.79 (2.53–3.07) 3.44 (3.03–3.91) <0.001
Men:
 ORb (95% CI)
  Low education 2.80 (2.26–3.48) 3.47 (2.93–4.10) 3.88 (3.31–4.54) 5.10 (4.20–6.19) <0.001
  Medium education 2.06 (1.66–2.54) 2.17 (1.86–2.53) 2.40 (2.08–2.78) 2.73 (2.33–3.20) 0.070
  High education (ref.) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00  
 RIIb (95% CI) 2.06 (1.72–2.47) 2.50 (2.16–2.90) 2.73 (2.38– 3.13) 3.45 (2.92–4.07) <0.001
Women:
 ORb (95% CI)
  Low education 2.75 (2.14–3.53) 3.44 (2.93–4.04) 3.60 (3.08–4.21) 4.11 (3.30–5.11) 0.017
  Medium education 1.64 (1.31–2.04) 1.85 (1.62–2.11) 1.78 (1.56–2.02) 1.87 (1.58–2.21) 0.335
  High education (ref.) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00  
  RIIb (95% CI) 2.13 (1.76–2.58) 2.71 (2.34–3.14) 2.89 (2.52–3.32) 3.46 (2.84–4.23) 0.001
  1. OR odds ratio, RII Relative Index of Inequality; ref., reference group
  2. aAdjusted for age, sex, age × sex
  3. bAdjusted for age