A City Guide To Dengzhou for int see Figure As illustrated above, many large-scale studies report a gender difference in exercise frequency, with boys generally found to be more active from an early age than girls, and with differences being maintained through adolescence. Cultural differences in the frequency of physical activity have also been reported. For example, the activity levels of Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani and Chinese men and women aged over living in the UK was lower than levels reported by white respondents Joint Health Surveys Unit Various studies have identified common clusters of reasons for choosing to exercise or not to exercise, although the extent to which this evidence is used to usefully inform intervention programmes has been questioned e.g. Brunton et al Why do people exercise? People who choose to exercise cite a variety of reasons for doing so, including, most commonly Figure Proportion of -year-olds across a selection of thirty-five countries who engage in recommended exercise levels at least one hour of moderate or higher-intensity activity on five or more days per week. Source WHO www.euro. A City Guide To Dengzhou 2016.