Note. *Associations significant at p <.10. All other associations significant at p <.05.
a = reciprocated nominations only.
b = longitudinal analysis.
Close friends: Physical activity or sedentary behavior of nominated best friend or close friends. Friendship group: Average physical activity or sedentary behavior of nominated friends. Popularity: Higher number of received friendship nominations or a higher measure of friendship rating/status (i.e., number of nominations received for preference to play with). Friendship selection: Individual choosing a friend based on similarities with his or her own physical activity or sedentary behavior.