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Figure 1
Percentage with suboptimal health benefit ratings for selected fitness measures, by sex and age group, household population aged 20 to 69 years, Canada, 1981 and 2007-2009

* significantly higher than estimate for 1981 (p<0.05) 
E use with caution (coefficient of variation 16.6% to 33.3%)
Note: To make estimates more comparable, Canadian Health Measures Survey estimates for flexibility and muscular strength exclude respondents screened out of aerobic fitness test (see Methods).
Sources: 1981 Canada Fitness Survey; 2007-2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey.