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Table 3 The prevalence of meeting the PA guidelines in low and high parental support groups

From: Associations between various kinds of parental support and physical activity among children and adolescents in Shanghai, China: gender and age differences

  Boys (n = 6660) Girls (n = 5276)
n % n %
PAEN
 Low 2034 17.4 1612 13.5
 High 4626 23.8 3664 20.0
ap < 0.001   < 0.001  
PAIV
 Low 4467 19.3 3450 15.5
 High 2193 27.6 1826 22.8
ap < 0.001   < 0.001  
 PAFS
 Low 2759 19.6 2064 15.5
 High 3901 22.8 3212 18.9
ap < 0.001   < 0.001  
PAMD
 Low 3627 18.4 2809 14.7
 High 3033 26.6 2467 22.0
ap < 0.001   < 0.001  
  1. PA Physical activity, PAEN Parental encouragement, PAFS Parental financial support, PAIV Parental involvement, PAMD Parental modeling
  2. aCompared between the low and high parental support groups