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Table 4 Cross tabulation of demographic characteristics with levels of physical activity

From: “Do as we say, not as we do?” the lifestyle behaviours of hospital doctors working in Ireland: a national cross-sectional study

Characteristic Inactive Minimally Active HEPA X2
Age
  ≤ 30 22.1 (75) 56 (190) 21.8 (74) 34.13***
 31–40 30.1 (153) 55.5 (282) 14.4 (73)  
 41–50 25.6 (112) 58.1 (254) 16.2 (71)  
  > 50 17.4 (64) 56.4 (207) 26.2 (96)  
Sex
 Male 21.2 (178) 57.9 (486) 20.9 (175) 11.22**
 Female 27.9 (229) 54.9 (450) 17.2 (141)  
Work Grade
 Consultant 21.4 (190) 58.7 (521) 19.9 (177) 9.87**
 Trainee 28 (217) 53.9 (417) 18.1 (140)  
Sex and Work Grade
 Male (C) 17.2 (93) 60.1 (325) 22.7 (123) 15.42***
 Male (T) 28.5 (85) 54 (161) 17.4 (52)  
 Female (C) 28 (97) 56.4 (195) 15.6 (54) 1.12
 Female (T) 27.8 (132) 53.8 (255) 18.4 (87)  
Marital status
 Married or cohabitating 25.7 (298) 56.6 (656) 17.6 (204) 6.55
 Single 22.4 (96) 55.4 (237) 22.2 (95)  
 Divorced or separated 18.0 (9) 58 (29) 24 (12)  
Nationality
 Irish 23.5 (335) 57 (813) 19.6 (279) 5.95
 Non-Irish 30.6 (72) 53.2 (125) 16.2 (38)  
Specialty
 Anaesthetics 15 (35) 58.1 (136) 26.9 (63) 37.40**
 Emergency 27.5 (22) 55 (44) 17.5 (14)  
 Medicine 23.7 (101) 54.9 (234) 21.4 (91)  
 Obstetrics & Gynaecology 29.4 (30) 49 (50) 21.6 (22)  
 Ophthalmology 32.3 (10) 48.4 (15) 19.4 (6)  
 Paediatrics 22.2 (35) 57.6 (91) 20.3 (32)  
 Pathology 25.2 (33) 62.6 (82) 12.2 (16)  
 Psychiatry 30.9 (82) 56.2 (149) 12.8 (34)  
 Surgery 25 (58) 58.6 (136) 16.4 (38)  
Mean Hours Worked/Week
  < 40 30.6 (34) 56.8 (63) 12.6 (14) 9.701*
 40–80 23.1 (313) 57.3 (777) 19.7 (267)  
  > 80 31.2 (39) 48 (60) 20.8 (26)  
Total 24.5 (407) 56.4 (938) 19.1 (317)  
  1. *P value <.05 ** P value <.01 *** P value ≤ .001