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Table 2 Time trends in leisure time physical activity* by sex, age and years of schooling- Brazil 2006-2012

From: Time trends of physical activity and television viewing time in Brazil: 2006-2012

Variables 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Annual change (%) p value
Sex          
  Male 14.5 15.0 14.4 14.7 14.5 15.5 16.9 +2.0 0.002
  Female 11.3 11.6 11.7 11.1 11.2 11.8 13.2 +1.7 0.002
Age (years)          
  18-24 15.9 17.1 16.2 16.7 16.5 18.7 21.2 +4.1 < 0.001
  25-34 13.0 12.6 12.2 13.2 13.1 13.5 16.5 +3.7 < 0.001
  35-44 10.1 11.5 10.9 10.2 10.5 11.2 12.6 +2.1 0.029
  45-54 11.7 11.0 11.4 11.2 11.8 11.9 11.9 +0.8 0.406
  55-64 14.6 14.2 14.7 12.8 12.4 13.0 12.5 -2.9 0.010
  65+ 12.1 13.3 13.5 12.4 11.7 12.8 12.7 -0.3 0.783
Years of schooling          
  0-4 9.4 9.3 8.9 8.2 8.7 8.6 10.2 +0.2 0.856
  5-8 11.1 10.4 10.8 9.7 10.2 10.7 10.3 -0.9 0.435
  9-11 14.7 15.1 14.8 14.7 13.8 15.4 17.0 +1.7 0.006
  12+ 15.5 17.3 16.0 16.5 16.6 16.6 18.4 +1.8 0.013
  1. *Exercise 5 days/week for at least 30 minutes/day.