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Table 3 Significance of physical fitnessXresidence interaction terms in relation to blood lipid profile in Ecuadorian adolescents, Cuenca- Nabón, Ecuador, 2009

From: Physical fitness among urban and rural Ecuadorian adolescents and its association with blood lipids: a cross sectional study

  Interaction fitness X residencea
Physical fitness Dyslipidemia Cholesterol HDL LDL Triglyceride
Cardiopulmonary fitness      
20 m shuttle test (laps) 0.30 0.17 0.17 0.15 0.27
FITNESSGRAM (% who are on the Healthy Fitness Zone) 0.51 <0.01 0.17 <0.01 0.95
Speed-agility      
Speed shuttle run (s) 0.52 0.08 0.50 0.05 0.27
Plate tapping (s) 0.09 0.20 0.06 0.14 0.86
Flexibility      
Sit and reach (cm) 0.80 0.01 0.47 <0.01 0.69
Muscle strength and endurance      
Sit-up (number/30 s) 0.24 <0.01 0.68 <0.01 0.41
Vertical jump (cm) 0.99 0.10 0.79 0.18 0.58
Bent arm hang (s) 0.54 0.03 0.86 <0.01 0.22
Handgrip (kgf) 0.06 0.72 0.22 0.23 0.02
Balance      
Flamingo (trying/1 min) 0.99 0.64 0.26 0.32 0.22
  1. aAnalysis were adjusted for gender, BMI, socio economics status, energy intake per day and cluster design.
  2. Significant level set to p ≤ 0.10.