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Table 3 Physical activity by sex, self-perceived health, SES and study program in 16/17-year-olds. The Tromsø Study: Fit Futures

From: Prevalence of accelerometer-measured physical activity in adolescents in Fit Futures – part of the Tromsø Study

Total   N MVPA
Mean (95% CI)
CPM
Mean (95% CI)
Steps
Mean (95% CI)
 
611 44.1 (42.4–45.8) 338.2 (328.5–347.8) 7831 (7632–8030)
Self-perceived health Very bad /bad 34 38.1 (31.2–45.1) 307.4 (267.9–347.0) 7161 (6371–7952)  
Neither good nor bad 122 42.0 (38.4–45.6) 317.4 (295.9–339.0) 7438 (6994–7882)  
Good 295 41.7 (39.5–44.0) 326.7 (314.5–339.0) 7741 (7471–8010)  
Excellent 150 52.0 (47.9–56.0) 385.4 (362.7–408.1) 8469 (8022–8917)  
ANOVA statistics   F 9.4, p < 0.01 F 10.7, p < 0.01 F 5.3, p < 0.01  
Parents highest level of education (SES) Don’t know 125 42.9 (39.0–46.8) 329.1 (307.8–350.4) 7614 (7187–8041)  
Primary school 9 years 22 37.7 (29.0–46.3) 309.5 (266.5–352.4) 7546 (6424–8669)  
Vocational high school 78 39.1 (34.9–43.3) 312.3 (289.4–335.1) 7620 (7101–8138)  
High school 82 41.9 (37.4–46.5) 330.1 (304.1–356.1) 7791 (7270–8311)  
College < 4 years 117 45.8 (41.9–49.6) 347.5 (325.0–370.0) 7961 (7480–8443)  
College ≥4 years 178 47.9 (44.5–51.3) 356.8 (337.1–376.5) 8030 (7638–8423)  
ANOVA statistics   F 2.7, p < 0.05 F 2.1, p = 0.06 F 0.6, p = 0.67  
Study program Vocational 276 38.5 (36.3–40.7) 309.5 (297.6–321.4) 7359 (7088–7629)  
General studies 274 44.1 (41.9–46.4) 336.5 (323.2–349.9) 7791 (7506–8076)  
Sports 61 69.1 (62.3–76.0) 475.1 (435.3–514.8) 10,135 (9441–10,812)  
ANOVA statistics   F 60.4, p < 0.01 F 54.3, p < 0.01 F 34.0, p < 0.01  
BOYS, total   270 47.6 (44.9–50.4) 353.3 (337.8–368.8) 7853 (7545–8162)  
Self-perceived health Very bad /bad 13 46.4 (32.7–60.1) 334.3 (263.5–405.1) 7866 (6251–9480)  
Neither good nor bad 60 44.3 (38.3–50.2) 332.3 (295.4–269.3) 7310 (6610–8010)  
Good 114 45.2 (41.5–49.0) 338.7 (318.4–359.1) 7731 (7265–8196)  
Excellent 79 53.9 (48.2–59.6) 391.9 (360.2–323.8) 8383 (7819–8946)  
ANOVA statistics   F 2.9, p < 0.05 F 3.5, p < 0.05 F 2.1, p = 0.1  
Parents highest level of education (SES) Don’t know 66 48.2 (41.8–54.6) 359.4 (325.9–393.0) 7859 (7179–8538)  
Primary school 9 years 10 40.5 (26.2–54.7) 296.5 (222.5–370.6) 6990 (4946–9034)  
Vocational high school 34 39.7 (33.2–46.3) 306.7 (272.7–340.7) 7375 (6544–8205)  
High school 41 49.2 (42.0–56.5) 370.7 (328.5–412.9) 8380 (7530–9230)  
College < 4 years 44 51.9 (45.4–58.4) 372.5 (334.0–411.0) 8149 (7445–8852)  
College ≥4 years 71 48.1 (42.9–53.3) 353.1 (320.5–385.7) 7634 (7031–8237)  
ANOVA statistics   F 1.4, p = 0.23 F 1.6, p = 0.15 F 1.0, p = 0.41  
Study program Vocational 146 44.2 (41.1–47.4) 318.4 (323.3–357.3) 7759 (7363–8155)  
General studies 90 42.8 (38.9–46.7) 340.3 (295.0–341.7) 7080 (6614–7547)  
Sports 34 75.2 (65.7–84.7) 501.8 (442.5–561.2) 10,298 (9379–11,217)  
ANOVA statistics   F 36.2, p < 0.01 F 32.5, p < 0.01 F 22.8, p < 0.01  
GIRLS, total   341 41.2 (39.1–43.4) 326.2 (314.0–338.3) 7814 (7553–8075)  
Self-perceived health Very bad /bad 21 33.0 (25.5–40.5) 290.8 (240.5–341.1) 6725 (5854–7596)  
Neither good nor bad 62 39.8 (35.5–44.2) 303.0 (279.6–326.4) 7561 (6988–8134)  
Good 181 39.6 (36.8–42.3) 319.2 (303.8–334.5) 7747 (7415–8079)  
Excellent 71 49.8 (43.9–55.7) 378.1 (344.9–411.3) 8568 (7844–9291)  
ANOVA statistics   F 6.2, p < 0.01 F 7.0, p < 0.01 F 3.9, p < 0.01  
Parents highest level of education (SES) Don’t know 59 37.0 (33.1–40.8) 295.1 (271.9–318.3) 7340 (6836–7844)  
Primary school 9 years 12 35.3 (22.9–47.7) 320.3 (260.4–380.1) 8010 (6582–9437)  
Vocational high school 44 38.6 (32.9–4.2) 316.6 (284.6–348.5) 7809 (7127–8492)  
High school 41 34.6 (29.8–39.5) 289.5 (262.8–316.2) 7216 (6625–7807)  
College < 4 years 73 42.0 (37.3–46.8) 332.4 (304.6–360.2) 7850 (7193–8505)  
College ≥4 years 107 47.8 (43.3–52.2) 359.2 (334.2–384.2) 8293 (7776–8811)  
ANOVA statistics   F 4.2, p < 0.01 F 3.7, p < 0.01 F 1.8, p = 0.12  
Study program Vocational 130 32.0 (29.3–34.7) 275.0 (260.3–289.7) 6912 (6558–7265)  
General studies 184 44.8 (42.0–47.6) 345.4 (329.2–361.6) 8139 (7789–8489)  
Sports 27 61.5 (51.8–71.1) 441.4 (390.2–492.6) 9910 (8817–11,004)  
ANOVA statistics   F 36.2, p < 0.01 F 35.5, p < 0.01 F 22.9, p < 0.01