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Table 6 Salient Social Referents for Participating in Physical Activity

From: Psychosocial factors underlying physical activity

Salient Referents Percent Mentioning as Approving (%)
Parents 42.6
Mother 20.0
Teacher 17.4
Father 15.5
Classmates 4.5
Grandparents 3.9
Doctor 1.3
  Percent Mentioning as Disapproving (%)
Parents 27.7
Teacher 15.4
Mother 12.9
Father 9.0
Grandparents 8.4
Classmates 2.6