TABLE 3

Percentage of Youth Completing Modified Pull-Ups by Number of Pull-Ups, Gender, and Age, United States, 2012

Number of Pull-Ups
01–45–7>8
Gender and ageNn%(SE)n%(SE)n%(SE)n%(SE)
Girls
 Total60117927.7 (2.2)21834.2 (1.8)10419.1 (2.6)10019.0 (2.0)
 6–9 y2436122.3 (3.0)9737.2 (2.7)3718.0 (3.5)4822.5 (3.1)
 10–12 y1855124.4 (2.6)6834.6 (3.4)3822.5 (3.2)2818.5 (2.8)
 13–15 y1736738.5 (3.0)5329.9 (3.2)2916.9 (2.2)2414.7 (2.8)
Boys
 Total5949414.7 (2.4)19332.3 (3.1)8615.3 (1.1)22137.6 (3.2)
 6–9 y2384316.2 (3.4)10042.8 (2.9)4119.4 (2.9)5421.6 (2.6)
 10–12 y1783215.6 (2.5)6435.0 (7.1)2414.2 (3.3)5835.2 (5.6)
 13–15 y1781911.6 (2.8)2914.2 (3.1)2110.5 (2.6)10963.6 (4.9)
  • Source: CDC/NCHS, NHANES National Youth Fitness Survey.

  • Boys: Statistically significant association between age group and number of modified pull-ups completed, P < .001.

  • Girls: Statistically significant association between age group and number of modified pull-ups completed, P = .01.

  • 6- to 9-y-olds: No significant association between gender and number of modified pull-ups completed, P = .5427.

  • 10- to 12-y-olds: Significant association between gender and number of modified pull-ups completed, P < .001.

  • 13- to 15-y-olds: Significant association between gender and number of modified pull-ups completed, P < .001.