Skip to main content

Table 15 The participation in free additional extracurricular physical activities depending on BMI level (underweight, normal weight, overweight, obesity) divided by age and sex

From: The analysis of the degree of 10–13-year-old children’s nutrition, dietary habits and physical activity in the selected rural and urban areas of Silesian Province (Poland)

  The participation in free additional extracurricular physical activities
Yes No χ2 p VC p
n % n %
Girls
10 years old Underweight 7 50.0 7 50.0 2.34 0.505 0.16 0.505
Normal weight 25 38.4 40 61.6
Overweight 4 25.0 12 75.0
Obesity 5 16.7 25 83.3
11 years old Underweight 7 58.33 5 41.67 4.21 0.240 0.23 0.240
Normal weight 10 38.46 16 61.54
Overweight 3 18.75 13 81.25
Obesity 0 0.0 21 100.0
12 years old Underweight 11 50.0 11 50.0 3.65 0.302 0.23 0.302
Normal weight 5 21.74 18 78.26
Overweight 7 50.0 7 50.0
Obesity 8 47.06 9 52.94
13 years old Underweight 6 50.0 6 50.0 1.53 0.676 0.22 0.676
Normal weight 2 18.19 9 81.81
Overweight 1 20.0 4 80.0
Obesity 2 25.0 6 75.0
Boys
10 years old Underweight 7 58.33 5 41.67 5.02 0.170 0.22 0.170
Normal weight 18 27.69 47 72.31
Overweight 2 12.5 14 87.5
Obesity 7 23.33 23 76.67
11 years old Underweight 0 0.00 11 100.0 6.18 0.103 0.34 0.103
Normal weight 3 15.0 17 85.0
Overweight 7 50.0 7 50.0
Obesity 0 0.0 20 100.0
12 years old Underweight 0 0.0 20 100.0 1.63 0.653 0.15 0.653
Normal weight 4 20.0 16 80.0
Overweight 1 8.33 11 91.67
Obesity 0 0.0 20 100.0
13 years old Underweight 10 100.0 0 0.0 0.36 0.301 0.33 0.301
Normal weight 3 30.0 7 70.0
Overweight 0 0.0 5 100.0
Obesity 0 0.0 10 100.0