TABLE 5

Characteristics and BMI Category Associated With Low Competency in FMS Among Girlsa

GirlsGrade 2Grade 4Grade 6High School
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
Locality (rural versus urban)
 Object-control skills; low competency (≤2/3 skills)n1.04 (0.59–1.82)0.92 (0.50–1.70)0.83 (0.56–1.25)
  Over-arm throw1.62 (0.41–6.39)1.54 (0.71–3.34)0.78 (0.43–1.41)0.90 (0.54–1.51)
  Kickn1.01 (0.46–2.24)0.84 (0.48–1.47)1.32 (0.93–1.87)
  Catch1.54 (0.81–2.92)1.39 (0.76–2.53)2.12 (0.98–4.60)0.93 (0.48–1.80)
 Locomotor skills; low competency (≤3/4 skills)0.85 (0.41–1.77)1.00 (0.36–2.77)0.50 (0.21–1.19)1.84* (1.14–2.97)
  Sprint run0.94 (0.47–1.88)1.21 (0.60–2.46)0.47 (0.18–1.21)1.86* (1.28–2.70)
  Vertical jump0.64 (0.33–1.24)1.33 (0.46–3.86)0.99 (0.49–2.00)1.70 (0.99–2.89)
  Side gallop1.39 (0.63–3.05)1.36 (0.71–2.63)1.24 (0.23–6.65)1.14 (0.55–2.40)
  Leap1.23 (0.48–3.16)0.66 (0.33–1.32)0.43* (0.25–0.74)1.45 (0.84–2.50)
SES (low versus high)
 Object-control skills; low competency (≤2/3 skills)1.37 (0.34–5.46)0.80 (0.36–1.78)1.06 (0.67–1.68)1.07 (0.71–1.63)
  Over-arm throw1.62 (0.75–3.49)2.25 (0.85–5.96)1.37 (0.84–2.23)0.83 (0.51–1.36)
  Kick1.27 (0.32–5.10)2.29 (0.76–6.95)1.78 (0.95–3.35)1.30 (0.80–2.11)
  Catch1.36 (0.86–2.16)2.17* (1.32–3.55)2.19* (1.19–4.04)0.96 (0.56–1.65)
 Locomotor skills; low competency (≤3/4 skills)1.47 (0.84–2.58)1.35 (0.74–2.46)1.29 (0.74–2.27)1.54* (1.07–2.23)
  Sprint run1.13 (0.59–2.15)1.70 (0.92–3.13)1.35 (0.65–2.81)1.71* (1.08–2.70)
  Vertical jump2.61* (1.15–5.90)2.26* (1.15–4.47)2.00* (1.09–3.67)2.07* (1.38–3.11)
  Side gallop1.94* (1.11–3.38)1.16 (0.67–2.01)1.94* (1.07–3.54)1.20 (0.60–2.37)
  Leap1.70 (0.80–3.59)2.22* (1.12–4.40)1.94 (0.93–4.03)1.68* (1.04–2.72)
Non–English-speaking versus English speaking
 Low competency in object-control skills (≤1/3 skills)2.30 (0.27–19.46)0.83 (0.29–2.34)0.81 (0.47–1.43)1.19 (0.81–1.74)
  Over-arm throw0.89 (0.34–2.34)0.78 (0.36–1.71)1.07 (0.64–1.78)1.10 (0.65–1.88)
  Kick1.67 (0.43–6.43)2.48 (0.94–6.53)0.84 (0.45–1.59)1.54 (0.99–2.4)
  Catch1.29 (0.68–2.44)1.86* (1.23–2.81)1.12 (0.61–2.05)0.97 (0.57–1.65)
 Locomotor skills; low competency (≤3/4 skills)1.76 (0.96–3.22)1.29 (0.67–2.49)2.25* (1.08–4.70)1.17 (0.82–1.68)
  Sprint run1.37 (0.91–2.06)1.23 (0.72–2.10)0.84 (0.45–1.57)1.15 (0.69–1.90)
  Vertical jump2.58* (1.41–4.73)1.38 (0.79–2.42)1.92 (0.82–4.49)1.31 (0.98–1.74)
  Side gallop0.99 (0.68–1.46)1.42* (1.01–2.00)1.59 (0.86–2.94)1.16 (0.63–2.15)
  Leap1.39 (0.66–2.95)1.65* (1.04–2.61)2.64* (1.54–4.52)1.29 (0.85–1.97)
  • n, statistical significance could not be calculated because of small numbers.

  • 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.