TABLE 4

Sociodemographic Characteristics and BMI Category Associated With Low Competency in FMS Among Boysa

BoysGrade 2Grade 4Grade 6High School
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
Location (rural versus urban)
 Object-control skills; low competency (≤2/3 skills)0.89 (0.35–2.29)0.90 (0.59–1.38)1.00 (0.38–2.61)0.73 (0.45–1.20)
  Over-arm throw0.52* (0.28–0.97)0.44* (0.24–0.81)0.69 (0.40–1.20)0.82 (0.54–1.24)
  Kick0.85 (0.48–1.51)0.76 (0.55–1.06)0.62 (0.22–1.77)0.97 (0.63–1.48)
  Catch1.48 (0.70–3.16)0.87 (0.55–1.38)1.42 (0.70–2.90)0.82 (0.46–1.48)
 Locomotor skills; low competency (≤3/4 skills)0.61 (0.32–1.19)0.94 (0.53–1.67)1.15 (0.44–3.04)1.18 (0.83–1.67)
  Sprint run1.13 (0.61–2.10)0.66* (0.43–1.00)0.62 (0.35–1.11)0.96 (0.73–1.28)
  Vertical jump0.56 (0.20–1.54)1.03 (0.69–1.53)1.26 (0.69–2.31)1.03 (0.67–1.58)
  Side gallop1.02 (0.56–1.85)1.04 (0.64–1.70)0.63 (0.29–1.37)0.63 (0.35–1.10)
  Leap0.95 (0.45–2.00)1.77 (0.87–3.57)1.35 (0.53–3.43)1.25 (0.76–2.07)
SES (low versus high)
 Object-control skills; low competency (≤2/3 skills)2.05* (1.12–3.64)1.56 (0.97–2.49)0.94 (0.57–1.54)1.38 (0.92–2.09)
  Over-arm throw1.60 (0.85–3.03)2.50* (1.65–3.80)1.49 (0.81–2.73)0.77 (0.50–1.21)
  Kick1.45 (0.71–2.97)2.41* (1.40–4.17)1.16 (0.54–2.49)1.12 (0.74–1.69)
  Catch1.31 (0.78–2.22)1.50 (0.98–2.28)1.90 (0.94–3.87)0.72 (0.41–1.27)
 Locomotor skills; low competency (≤3/4 skills)1.19 (0.59–2.39)1.49 (0.93–2.39)0.81 (0.50–1.32)1.35* (1.02–1.78)
  Sprint run1.88 (0.84–4.21)1.22 (0.75–1.99)0.92 (0.49–1.72)1.14 (0.82–1.59)
  Vertical jump1.17 (0.54–2.52)1.53 (0.87–2.68)1.50 (0.88–2.56)0.98 (0.65–1.49)
  Side gallop1.79* (1.07–2.98)1.40 (0.84–2.33)1.41 (0.74–2.68)0.45* (0.25–0.79)
  Leap1.04 (0.32–3.37)2.94* (1.19–7.24)1.72 (0.72–4.09)0.96 (0.66–1.41)
Non–English speaking versus English speaking
 Object-control skills; low competency (≤2/3 skills)1.95 (0.86–4.41)3.05* (1.65–5.64)1.82* (1.02–3.24)1.87* (1.05–3.12)
  Over-arm throw1.32 (0.76–2.29)1.52 (0.93–2.47)1.27 (0.67–2.42)1.40 (0.87–2.23)
  Kick1.70 (0.84–3.45)2.19* (1.26–3.81)2.28* (1.19–4.36)1.70* (1.06–2.72)
  Catch2.42* (1.51–3.88)2.16* (1.44–3.25)1.07 (0.61–1.89)0.80 (0.48–1.31)
 Locomotor skills; low competency (≤3/4 skills)3.96* (1.04–15.13)1.87 (0.98–3.56)1.76 (0.94–3.31)0.86 (0.61–1.22)
  Sprint run0.96 (0.56–1.67)1.50 (0.90–2.50)1.61* (1.01–2.55)1.12 (0.80–1.58)
  Vertical jump1.53 (0.82–2.83)2.50* (1.59–3.93)1.97* (1.33–2.91)1.78* (1.30–2.43)
  Side gallop1.08 (0.56–2.07)1.37 (0.91–2.07)1.35 (0.79–2.31)0.78 (0.49–1.27)
  Leap2.21* (1.13–4.35)1.86 (0.93–3.72)1.85 (0.83–4.14)0.97 (0.73–1.30)
  • a Comparisons are within each school grade or level and are between rural versus urban locality, low versus high SES tertile, and non–English speaking versus English speaking.

  • * P < .05.