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Table 3 Average weekly minutes of PA in organized and unorganized sports

From: Sports participation of children and adolescents in Germany: disentangling the influence of parental socioeconomic status

  Organized sports Unorganized sports
  Ø Minutes Ø Minutes
SES Low 99.12*** 61.79***
Intermediate 124.94 58.59
High 155.21*** 58.54***
Opportunities No 107.68 53.82
Yes 140.84*** 63.54***
Support No 86.21 55.28
Yes 152.89*** 61.83***
Gender Male 146.12 66.13
Female 105.96*** 52.37
Mig. back. No mig. back. 127.33 59.76
Mig. back. 116.97** 55.51
Age 6–10 104.02*** 42.62***
11–13 141.13*** 62.62***
14–17 137.73 74.80
Cohort 1991–2000 139.54 74.81
2001–2011 115.90** 47.60***
District size < 20 k 121.70 61.30
20 k+ 131.40** 56.49**
N   6100.00 6044.00
  1. Significance tested with Wilcoxom rank-sum tests: **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.001 (The tests indicate whether the mean values of doing organized sports (column 1) and unorganized sports (column 2) significantly differ by categories of the group variables. Note that for variables with three categories three tests are performed – each with one category against the two others as a common reference group.); (source: MoMo/KiGGS)