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Table 4 Distribution of reasons for physical inactivity among respondents with a low level of positive mental health (PMH) compared with those with a high or moderate level of PMH (%)

From: Relationship between different domains of physical activity and positive mental health among young adult men

Reasons for physical inactivity Low level of PMH
%
Moderate or high level of PMH
%
p
Health reasons 0 2 .370
Lack of interest 28 8 <.001***
Weather conditions 13 13 1.000
Unaesthetic environment 9 3 .041*
Being unaccustomed to physically active 19 8 .021*
Other hobbies 17 14 .569
Lack of energy 17 8 .034*
Lack of time 20 32 .077
Sports facilities are too far away 5 3 .713
Lack of skills needed for sports 5 2 .161
Lack of equipment needed for sports 3 2 .322
Fear of getting hurt during sports 2 1 .372
Lack of financial resources 8 2 .037*
Unwilling to practise sports alone 27 13 .013*
No reasons for being physically inactive 31 41 .167
  1. Statistical significance * p < 0.05, ** p < .01, *** p < 0.001