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Table 1 Descriptive information [mean(standard deviation) or percentage] of child-level variables, per federative units

From: Physical (in)activity, and its predictors, among Brazilian adolescents: a multilevel analysis

Region Federative units Age (years) Travel time (min) Mother instruction (%)
Did not study Elementary school or incomplete high school High school or incomplete undergraduate Undergraduate or higher level
North Rondônia 14.47(0.95) 84.66(115.81) 23.5% 10.2% 24.9% 18.2%
Acre 14.16(0.93) 104.16(136.40) 27.3% 11.4% 18.8% 15.4%
Amazonas 14.38(0.94) 88.41(125.81) 21.7% 12.6% 24.4% 16.1%
Roraima 14.39(0.97) 86.36(126.14) 22.0% 12.1% 22.1% 15.8%
Pará 14.36(1.03) 91.93(117.05) 19.9% 14.5% 27.7% 14.2%
Amapá 14.24(1.01) 90.21(122.90) 21.3% 12.8% 20.6% 17.4%
Tocantins 14.32(0.90) 84.82(110.71) 21.4% 11.9% 23.8% 20.5%
Northeast Maranhão 14.25(0.93) 81.57(112.25) 25.5% 12.2% 22.9% 12.5%
Piauí 14.30(1.02) 65.29(102.90) 29.3% 13.4% 19.4% 13.9%
Ceará 14.28(0.88) 80.02(115.55) 29.4% 11.0% 18.6% 11.7%
Rio Grande do Norte 14.45(0.98) 76.20(106.38) 27.5% 11.3% 22.8% 14.2%
Paraíba 14.27(1.03) 73.90(107.51) 26.3% 11.6% 21.9% 17.1%
Pernambuco 14.22(0.96) 100.56(123.62) 22.8% 11.3% 23.2% 18.0%
Alagoas 14.37(1.00) 83.91(115.91) 33.0% 12.0% 16.5% 15.1%
Sergipe 14.41(1.09) 65.11(100.75) 29.9% 11.9% 21.2% 14.2%
Bahia 14.55(1.08) 92.53(122.88) 26.6% 12.1% 25.0% 13.1%
Southeast Minas Gerais 14.26(0.75) 90.30(115.97) 19.0% 11.3% 21.7% 17.9%
Espírito Santo 14.30(0.86) 79.77(101.84) 18.3% 11.5% 24.5% 23.1%
Rio de Janeiro 14.42(0.85) 92.99(114.57) 15.6% 12.5% 29.8% 15.6%
São Paulo 13.87(0.77) 86.03(114.17) 18.7% 12.6% 24.8% 17.7%
South Paraná 14.07(0.96) 81.82(109.24) 18.0% 13.1% 24.0% 21.6%
Santa Catarina 14.29(0.75) 76.27(107.61) 22.0% 11.9% 23.9% 17.7%
Rio Grande do Sul 14.57(0.87) 76.01(102.34) 25.3% 14.9% 23.4% 14.5%
Midwest Mato Grosso do Sul 14.33(0.96) 83.48(112.63) 22.4% 12.5% 23.5% 21.1%
Mato Grosso 14.04(0.66) 87.56(128.54) 18.2% 11.1% 23.0% 22.1%
Goiás 14.19(0.81) 88.74(124.55) 20.4% 12.7% 23.8% 17.3%
Distrito Federal 14.20(0.80) 74.41(109.51) 17.5% 10.8% 27.4% 25.7%