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Table 5 Associations of Age Groups with the Prevalence of Meeting PA and SED, and Their Co-existence Recommendation Guidelines by Gender

From: Co-existence of physical activity and sedentary behavior among children and adolescents in Shanghai, China: do gender and age matter?

  PA SED Co-existence
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Boys
 Younger adolescents 4.77 4.33 5.24 1.97 1.82 2.13 3.38 3.15 3.62
 Adolescents 2.33 2.12 2.56 1.12 1.04 1.21 1.61 1.51 1.72
 Older adolescents 1    1    1   
Girls
 Younger adolescents 13.11 11.44 15.02 2.56 2.38 2.76 5.04 4.69 5.42
 Adolescents 3.92 3.41 4.50 1.26 1.18 1.36 1.72 1.61 1.84
 Older adolescents 1    1    1   
  1. Younger adolescents: 4-5th graders
  2. Adolescents: 6-9th graders
  3. Older adolescents: 10-12th graders
  4. OR: odds ratio
  5. CI: confidence intervals
  6. Reference category: Older adolescents
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