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Table 1 General characteristics of the sample (n = 1876)

From: Sports participation and health-related quality of life in children: results of a cross-sectional study

Demographic variables Specification Frequency (%) Mean ± SD/Median [range]
Gender Boys 890 (47.4)  
Girls 986 (52.6)
Age   11.5 ± 0.70
BMI   18.06 ± 2.72
SES   0.24 ± 1.07
Two parents household No 346 (18.4)  
Yes 1530 (81.6)  
Membership sports club No 273 (14.6)  
Yes 1603 (85.4)  
Weekly frequency of sports participation   3.03 ± 1.46
Low sports-active 535 (33.4) 2 [0.50–2.20]
Moderate sports active 532 (33.2) 3 [2.25–3.00]
High sports active 536 (33.4) 4 [3.02–14.00]
Individual versus team sports Individual sports 410 (25.6)  
Team sports 888 (55.4)  
Individual sports as well as team sports 305 (19.0)  
Indoor versus outdoor sports Indoor sports 559 (35.9)  
Outdoor sports 824 (51.4)  
Indoor sports as well as outdoor sports 220 (13.7)  
KIDSCREEN-52 Physical domain
Physical wellbeing 55.58 ± 9.71
Psychological domain
Psychological wellbeing 54.86 ± 9.71
Moods and emotions 51.53 ± 10.37
Self-perception 54.44 ± 9.40
Social domain
Autonomy 54.92 ± 8.76
Parent relation and home life 56.00 ± 8.55
Social support and peers 53.57 ± 8.96
School environment 56.19 ± 8.98
Social acceptance (bullying) 49.07 ± 10.40
Financial resources 54.39 ± 9.12