Table 3

Distribution of positive, negative, and null associations by gender, European region, and PA domaina
European region
Physical activityb,c
    EU lackwide studies
    Western European region
    Eastern European region
    Southern European region
    Scandinavian region
    Anglo-Saxon region
+ 0 - + 0 - + 0 - + 0 - + 0 - + 0 -
Genderd n % % % n % % % n % % % n % % % n % % % n % % %
TPA 1 100% 0% 0% 1 0% 100% 0% 5 40% 40% 20% 6 17% 0% 83% 10 50% 10% 40% 11 45% 36% 18%
1 100% 0% 0% 1 0% 100% 0% 5 40% 20% 40% 6 17% 17% 67% 10 30% 40% 30% 13 54% 31% 15%
all 2 100% 0% 0% 2 0% 100% 0% 10 40% 30% 30% 12 17% 8% 75% 20 40% 25% 35% 24 50% 33% 17%
OPA 1 100% 0% 0% - - - - 3 0% 67% 33% - - - - 3 0% 0% 100% 3 0% 0% 100%
1 100% 0% 0% - - - - 3 0% 67% 33% - - - - 2 0% 0% 100% 3 0% 33% 67%
all 2 100% 0% 0% - - - - 6 0% 67% 33% - - - - 5 0% 0% 100% 6 0% 17% 83%
TLTPA 3 100% 0% 0% 20 75% 25% 0% 24 50% 46% 4% 14 71% 29% 0% 33 79% 21% 0% 10 50% 50% 0%
3 100% 0% 0% 17 88% 12% 0% 24 42% 58% 0% 14 71% 29% 0% 27 81% 19% 0% 11 45% 55% 0%
all 6 100% 0% 0% 37 81% 19% 0% 48 46% 52% 2% 28 71% 29% 0% 60 80% 20% 0% 21 48% 52% 0%
VLTPA - - - - 15 100% 0% 0% 11 64% 36% 0% 9 33% 67% 0% 8 88% 13% 0% 13 77% 23% 0%
- - - - 13 92% 8% 0% 12 67% 33% 0% 10 40% 60% 0% 8 88% 13% 0% 11 100% 0% 0%
all - - - - 28 96% 4% 0% 23 65% 35% 0% 19 37% 63% 0% 16 88% 13% 0% 24 88% 13% 0%
AT 1 100% 0% 0% 7 29% 14% 57% 6 33% 17% 50% - - - - 6 50% 33% 17% 6 17% 67% 17%
1 100% 0% 0% 5 40% 20% 40% 6 33% 17% 50% - - - - 6 50% 33% 17% 4 25% 50% 25%
all 2 100% 0% 0% 12 33% 17% 50% 12 33% 17% 50% - - - - 12 50% 33% 17% 10 20% 60% 20%

Beenackers et al.

Beenackers et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012 9:116   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-9-116

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