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Table 2 Personal social capital scores by LTPA and SES characteristics

From: Personal social capital and self-rated health among middle-aged and older adults: a cross-sectional study exploring the roles of leisure-time physical activity and socioeconomic status

  Personal social capital
Bonding Bridging
Total (N = 662) 14.08 (2.91) 11.38 (3.34)
LTPA
 No-LTPA 13.31 (3.02) a 10.56 (3.35) a
 < 600 MET-mins/wk 14.27 (2.84) 11.95 (3.05)
 ≥ 600 MET-mins/wk 14.67 (2.68) 11.81 (3.35)
P-for-linear trend <.001 <.001
Education
 Low 13.08 (2.83) c 9.96 (3.13) b, c
 Middle 13.66 (2.93) c 10.93 (3.16) c
 High 14.97 (2.67) 12.52 (3.23)
P-for-linear trend <.001 <.001
Household income
 Low 12.93 (3.08) b, c 10.50 (3.29) b, c
 Middle 14.05 (2.68) c 11.41 (3.32) c
 High 15.21 (2.55) 12.19 (3.20)
P-for-linear trend <.001 <.001
  1. Values are presented as Mean (Standard Deviation) unless otherwise specified. All pairwise comparisons were adjusted by the Tukey’s method
  2. LTPA Leisure-time physical activity, MET Metabolic equivalent tasks
  3. aSignificantly lower than ‘< 600 MET-mins/wk’ and ‘≥600 MET-mins/wk’ groups (P < .05)
  4. bSignificantly lower than ‘Middle’ group (P < .05)
  5. cSignificantly lower than ‘High’ group (P < .05)