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Table 2 Demographic characteristic and Descriptive results

From: Motivational climate, need satisfaction, self-determined motivation, and physical activity of students in secondary school physical education in China

Title Dimension N Percentage M SD
Demographic characteristic Gender     
Boy 538 45.4%   
Girl 648 54.6%   
Grade     
Grade Six 318 26.8%   
Grade Seven 306 25.8%   
Grade Eight 259 21.8%   
Grade Nine 303 25.5%   
Age    13.09 1.38
Four types of classroom climates Autonomy support    3.74 0.98
Relatedness support    4.43 0.80
Task-involving    4.45 0.67
Ego-involving    3.21 1.07
Basic psychological needs Autonomy    3.75 0.86
Competence    3.84 0.93
Relatedness    4.08 0.85
Motivation Intrinsic motivation    5.68 1.36
Identified motivation    5.84 1.24
External motivation    2.84 1.58
Amotivation    1.44 1.14
  MVPA    15.5(min) 4.61
  MVPA%    38.8 11.5
  1. N number, M mean, SD standard deviation, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity