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Table 1 Participant demographics over time

From: Gender, perceived competence and the enjoyment of physical education in children: a longitudinal examination

  Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6
  Spring '05 Fall '05 Spring '06 Fall '06 Spring '07
Sample Size (N) 2150 2103 2067 2030 1989
Enjoyment of Physical Education 10.8 (1.8) 10.8 (1.8) 10.8 (1.7) 10.8 (1.7) 10.8 (1.7)
Organized Activity Participation 5.8 (5.0) 4.6 (4.6) 5.8 (5.2) 4.2 (4.3) 5.6 (5.1)
Perceived Athletic Competence 18.4 (4.1) 18.6 (4.1) 18.9 (4.0) 18.9 (4.0) 19.1 (3.9)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 18.6 (3.5) 19.0 (3.8) 19.3 (3.9) 19.7 (4.0) 20.1 (4.0)
  1. Mean scores and standard deviations (in parentheses) are reported