Table 2

Physical activity levels in the study population
Physical activity Rural Urban
Overall
Male (n = 5002) Female (n = 5052) Total (n = 10054) Male (n = 2069) Female (n = 2104) Total (n = 4173)
Inactive n (%) 2014 (40.3) 3011 (59.6)* 5025 (50.0) 1214 (58.7)# 1498 (71.2)*@ 2712 (65.0)$
Active n (%) 2040 (40.8) 1407 (27.8)* 3447 (34.3) 605 (29.2)# 485 (23.0)*@ 1090 (26.1)$
Highly active n (%) 948 (18.9) 634 (12.6)* 1582 (15.7) 250 (12.1)# 121 (5.8)*@ 371 (8.9)$
Chandigarh
Male (n = 1240) Female (n = 1192) Total (n = 2432) Male (n = 444) Female (n = 464) Total (n = 908)
Inactive n (%) 670 (54.0) 895 (75.1)* 1565 (64.4) 279 (62.8)# 386 (83.2)*@ 665 (73.2)$
Active n (%) 379 (30.6) 224 (18.8)* 603 (24.8) 122 (27.5)# 62 (13.4)*@ 184 (20.3)$
Highly active n (%) 191(15.4) 73 (6.1)* 264 (10.8) 43 (9.7)# 16 (3.5)*@ 59 (6.5)$
Jharkhand
Male (n = 1197 Female(n = 1187) Total(n = 2384) Male(n = 482) Female(n = 463) Total(n = 945)
Inactive n (%) 165 (13.8) 525 (44.2)* 690 (28.9) 214 (44.4)## 256 (55.3)**@ 470 (47.8)$
Active n (%) 732 (61.2) 460 (38.8)* 1192 (50.0) 205 (42.5)# 176 (38.01)@ 381 (42.2)$
Highly active n (%) 300 (25.1) 202 (17.0)* 502 (21.1) 63 (13.1)# 31 (6.7)*@ 94 (10.0)$
Maharashtra
Male(n = 1313) Female(n = 1343) Total(n = 2656) Male(n = 625) Female(n = 623) Total(n = 1248)
Inactive n (%) 576 (43.9) 763 (56.8)* 1339 (50.4) 389 (62.2)# 428 (68.5)@ 816 (65.4)$
Active n (%) 474 (36.1) 370 (27.6)* 844 (31.8) 159 (25.5)# 144 (23.1)@ 303 (24.3)$
Highly active n (%) 263 (20.0) 210 (15.6)** 473 (17.8) 77 (12.3)# 52 (8.4)**@ 129 (10.3)$
Tamilnadu
Male(n = 1252) Female(n = 1330) Total(n = 2582) Male(n = 518 ) Female(n = 554) Total(n = 1072)
Inactive n (%) 603 (48.2) 828 (62.3)* 1431 (55.4) 332 (64.1)# 429 (77.4)*@ 761 (71.0)$
Active n (%) 455 (36.3) 353 (26.5)* 808 (31.3) 119 (23.0)# 103 (18.6)@ 222 (20.7)$
Highly active n (%) 194 (15.5) 149 (11.2)** 343 (13.3) 67 (12.9)# 22 (4.0)*@ 89 (8.3)$

*p <0.001 compared to male subjects; **p <0.05 compared to male subjects.

$p < 0.001 compared to rural residents; #p <0.001 compared to rural male subjects; ##p <0.05 compared to rural male subjects; @p <0.001compared to rural female subjects.

Anjana et al.

Anjana et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014 11:26   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-11-26

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