Chart 7 Percentage with suboptimal health benefit ratings for muscular strength and flexibility, female population aged 15 to 19, Canada, 1981 and 2009 to 2011

Chart 7 Percentage with suboptimal health benefit ratings for muscular strength and flexibility, female population aged 15 to 19, Canada, 1981 and 2009 to 2011

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Data table for Chart 7
  2009 to 2011 1981
Flexibility: sit and reach (% fair/needs improvement) 58.3 42
Muscular strength: grip strength (% fair/needs improvement) 58.1 19
Source:
Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 117-0007, 2011 and Tremblay MS et al. Fitness of Canadian children and youth: Results from the 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey. Health Reports 2010; 21 (1): 1-14.
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