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Table 2 Descriptive data and fitness test results by gender stratified by age

From: A physical fitness profile of state highway patrol officers by gender and age

Age Measure Group population Female officers Male officers
20–29
Group 1
Weight (kg)
n = 89: ♀ = 6: ♂ = 83
83.82 ± 16.38 69.55 ± 15.69* 84.85 ± 16.03
  Height (cm)
n = 89: ♀ = 6: ♂ = 83
179.14 ± 7.78 167.64 ± 7.18* 179.97 ± 7.17
  Vertical Jump (cm.)
n = 88: ♀ = 6: ♂ = 82
57.25 ± 9.68 40.46 ± 8.13* 58.47 ± 8.79
  Grip (kg)
n = 87: ♀ = 6: ♂ = 81
53.53 ± 8.49 37.67 ± 5.57* 54.67 ± 7.47
  Push-ups (repetitions)
n = 88: ♀ = 6: ♂ = 82
46.52 ± 15.07 30.50 ± 9.95* 47.70 ± 14.74
  Sit-ups (repetitions)
n = 89: ♀ = 6: ♂ = 83
40.98 ± 8.35 38.33 ± 10.56 41.17 ± 8.22
  Leg/Back Dynomometer (kg)
n = 89: ♀ = 6: ♂ = 83
169.50 ± 42.27 109.85 ± 26.69* 173.81 ± 39.94
  Shuttles (number)
n = 86: ♀ = 6: ♂ = 80
54.07 ± 21.00 33.33 ± 6.41 55.63 ± 20.90
30–39
Group 2
Weight (kg)
n = 218: ♀ = 16: ♂ = 202
89.32 ± 19.73 63.50 ± 28.87* 91.37 ± 17.35
  Height (cm)
n = 218: ♀ = 16: ♂ = 202
177.83 ± 22.46 159.23 ± 43.07* 179.30 ± 19.40
  Vertical Jump (cm)
n = 215: ♀ = 16: ♂ = 199
51.49 ± 9.02 36.00 ± 5.82* 52.73 ± 8.03
  Grip (kg)
n = 214: ♀ = 15: ♂ = 199
54.65 ± 9.40 37.20 ± 4.51* 55.97 ± 8.30
  Push-ups (repetitions)
n = 213: ♀ = 15: ♂ = 198
39.44 ± 15.44 25.13 ± 13.05* 40.52 ± 14.96
  Sit-ups (repetitions)
n = 212: ♀ = 16: ♂ = 196
36.04 ± 9.93 28.81 ± 10.51* 36.63 ± 9.67
  Leg/Back Dynomometer (kg)
n = 201: ♀ = 16: ♂ = 200
166.56 ± 38.86 113.35 ± 12.22* 170.81 ± 37.08
  Shuttles (number)
n = 201: ♀ = 15: ♂ = 186
40.98 ± 19.84 25.93 ± 12.57* 42.19 ± 19.85
40–49
Group 3
Weight (kg)
n = 262: ♀ = 10: ♂ = 252
94.34 ± 20.51 69.13 ± 27.64* 95.34 ± 19.59
  Height (cm)
n = 262: ♀ = 10: ♂ = 252
176.02 ± 27.88 170.18 ± 5.35* 176.25 ± 28.38
  Vertical Jump (cm.
n = 258: ♀ = 9: ♂ = 249
47.80 ± 7.70 34.95 ± 5.13* 48.29 ± 7.37
  Grip (kg)
n = 259: ♀ = 9: ♂ = 250
54.46 ± 8.01 36.89 ± 5.06* 55.09 ± 7.36
  Push-ups (repetitions)
n = 252: ♀ = 6: ♂ = 246
36.22 ± 15.53 16.83 ± 3.66* 36.70 ± 15.41
  Sit-ups (repetitions)
n = 256: ♀ = 9: ♂ = 247
31.70 ± 9.82 30.78 ± 5.83 31.73 ± 9.94
  Leg/Back Dynomometer (kg)
n = 258: ♀ = 9: ♂ = 249
168.94 ± 38.53 118.43 ± 24.28* 170.76 ± 37.73
  Shuttles (number)
n = 237: ♀ = 8: ♂ = 229
31.01 ± 15.43 22.50 ± 10.30 31.31 ± 15.52
50–59
Group 4
Weight (kg)
n = 57: ♀ = 2: ♂ = 55
89.76 ± 27.35 85.05 ± 11.23 89.94 ± 27.79
  Height (cm)
n = 57: ♀ = 2: ♂ = 55
178.20 ± 25.06 171.45 ± 8.98 178.45 ± 25.46
  Vertical Jump (cm)
n = 56: ♀ = 2: ♂ = 54
43.66 ± 8.18 40.51 ± 10.59 43.79 ± 8.18
  Grip (kg)
n = 54: ♀ = 2: ♂ = 52
52.11 ± 7.68 48.00 ± 4.24 52.27 ± 7.76
  Push-ups (repetitions)
n = 54: ♀ = 2: ♂ = 52
31.15 ± 14.42 21.00 ± 15.56 31.54 ± 14.39
  Sit-ups (repetitions)
n = 55: ♀ = 2: ♂ = 53
29.62 ± 9.58 28.50 ± 2.12 29.66 ± 9.76
  Leg/Back Dynomometer (kg)
n = 57: ♀ = 2: ♂ = 55
164.79 ± 34.84 153.41 ± 14.46 165.21 ± 35.36
  Shuttles (number)
n = 52: ♀ = 2: ♂ = 50
26.54 ± 13.00 21.50 ± 4.95 26.74 ± 13.20
60–69
Group 5
Weight (kg)
n = 5: ♀ = 0: ♂ = 5
89.36 ± 11.06 - 89.36 ± 11.06
  Height (cm)
n = 5: ♀ = 0: ♂ = 5
173.23 ± 6.57 - 173.23 ± 6.57
  Vertical Jump (cm.)
n = 4: ♀ = 0: ♂ = 4
40.34 ± 4.39 - 40.34 ± 4.39
  Grip (kg)
n = 5: ♀ = 0: ♂ = 5
50.20 ± 3.27 - 50.20 ± 3.27
  Push-ups (repetitions)
n = 5: ♀ = 0: ♂ = 5
39.20 ± 12.68 - 39.20 ± 12.68
  Sit-ups (repetitions)
n = 5: ♀ = 0: ♂ = 5
25.40 ± 11.89 - 25.40 ± 11.89
  Leg/Back Dynomometer (kg)
n = 5: ♀ = 0: ♂ = 5
169.55 ± 20.62 - 169.55 ± 20.62
  Shuttles (number)
n = 5: ♀ = 0: ♂ = 5
23.40 ± 7.16 - 23.40 ± 7.16
  1. *Significantly different from male officers at ≤ .01, Significantly different from 20–29 years old, p < .01