Table 2

Prevalence (expressed as percentage) of low-PA, moderate-PA and high PA adults between the GO fit-Ingesport operated leisure centre members and the general Spanish population

GO fit-Ingesport operated leisure centre (GO fit Observatory)Spanish general population (Special Eurobarometer 472)GO fit-Ingesport operated leisure centre ─ Spanish general population
nLow-PA (PIA)Moderate-PAHigh-PAnLow-PA (PIA)Moderate-PAHigh-PALow-PA (PIA)Moderate-PAHigh-PA
%95%
CI
%95%
CI
%95%
CI
%95%
CI
%95%
CI
%95%
CI
Z-scoreP valueZ-scoreP valueZ-scoreP value
All sample362715.514.3 to 16.837.436.0 to 39.047.045.4 to 48.7100234.031.1 to 36.948.345.2 to 51.217.715.3 to 20.113.08<0.001*6.22<0.001*16.75<0.001
Women189818.616.9 to 20.341.339.2 to 43.640.037.8 to 42.355537.333.2 to 41.349.745.7 to 54.113.010.1 to 16.09.23<0.001*3.50<0.001*11.85<0.001
Men172912.110.6 to 13.733.130.9 to 35.454.752.5 to 57.244730.025.8 to 34.146.542.0 to 51.323.519.6 to 27.69.21<0.001*5.26<0.001*11.78<0.001
Z-score5.365.118.842.431.014.34
P value<0.001‡<0.001<0.001‡0.015‡0.314<0.001‡
Age
18–29 years5359.57.1 to 12.130.726.6 to 34.659.855.9 to 64.214719.713.2 to 26.155.848.0 to 64.024.517.4 to 31.33.400.001*5.62<0.001*7.59<0.001
30–44 years156215.213.6 to 17.037.835.5 to 40.146.944.6 to 49.523433.327.0 to 39.649.142.7 to 56.117.512.8 to 22.46.78<0.001 *3.300.001*8.47<0.001
45–59 years118817.014.9 to 19.338.635.9 to 41.444.441.7 to 47.026433.327.8 to 38.947.742.0 to 53.818.914.3 to 23.96.00<0.001 *2.720.006*7.63<0.001
60–69 years27920.115.8 to 25.340.134.2 to 46.039.833.8 to 45.715934.627.1 to 41.845.938.1 to 54.119.513.6 to 26.13.360.001*1.280.2408.49<0.001
≥70 years6325.414.5 to 36.050.837.9 to 62.523.814.0 to 34.819846.038.7 to 52.844.437.9 to 51.39.65.7 to 13.92.89<0.004*0.880.3782.920.004
  • Significantly higher prevalence (p<0.05) in men compared with the women.

  • *Significantly higher prevalence (p<0.05) in Eurobarometer compared with the leisure centres.

  • †Significantly higher prevalence (p<0.05) in the leisure centres compared with the Eurobarometer.

  • ‡Significantly higher prevalence (p<0.05) in women compared with the men.

  • High-PA, high active according to the guidelines of the IPAQ short version questionnaire; ; Low-PA (PIA), low active according to the guidelines of the IPAQ short version questionnaire. This group is considered as physical inactive (PIA); Moderate-PA, moderate active according to the guidelines of the IPAQ short version questionnaire; PA, physical activity.