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Table 2 Motor performance ability test items (Median and IQRa) of the total study sample stratified by gender

From: Beyond BMI: waist circumference and social environment is associated with motor performance ability in kindergartners

Test items Median (IQR) P*
One leg stand (floor contacts; n = 434)
 Boys 21.0 (10.0 to 30.0) < 0.001
 Girls 13.0 (7.0 to 30.0)
 Total 17.0 (7.0 to 30.0)  
Standing long jump (cm; n = 434)
 Boys 84.0 (63.0 to 103.0) 0.929
 Girls 85.0 (67.0 to 103.0)
 Total 85.0 (65.0 to 103.0)  
Lateral jumping (jumps; n = 434)
 Boys 23.0 (18.0 to 30.0) 0.156
 Girls 25.0 (19.0 to 31.0)
 Total 24.0 (18.0 to 31.0)  
Shuttle run (s; n = 424)
 Boys 10.5 (9.1 to 12.1) 0.383
 Girls 10.6 (9.5 to 12.3)
 Total 10.6 (9.3 to 12.2)  
  1. *P < 0.05; Mann-Whitney U-Test for gender differences; significance printed in bold type
  2. aIQR = Interquartile range