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Table 1 Time (min d-1) in selected behaviours for weekdays and weekends

From: Family circumstance, sedentary behaviour and physical activity in adolescents living in England: Project STIL

  Weekday Weekend
  Boys Girls Boys Girl
  Mean (95% C.I.) Mean (95% C.I.) Mean (95% C.I.) Mean (95% C.I.)
Sport and exercise 30.9
(26.9, 34.9)
18.1
(15.9, 20.3)
79.9
(70.0, 89.8)
37.2
(32.0, 42.4)
Active travel 21.4
(19.4, 23.4)
22.7
(21.1, 24.4)
10.5
(7.9, 13.1)
16.4
(13.9, 19.0)
TV viewing 127.0
(120.5, 133.5)
102.3
(97.9, 106.7)
197.6
(184.9, 210.2)
153.6
(144.4, 162.7)
Computer use 41.9
(37.5, 46.2)
14.5
(12.8, 16.3)
84.0
(73.5, 94.6)
22.1
(18.3, 26.0)
Social-sedentary # 37.7
(33.0, 42.4)
61.3
(57.1, 65.4)
99.4
(87.2, 111.6)
160.9
(150.9, 170.9)
Total sedentary* 206.6
(198.5, 214.6)
178.1
(172.3, 183.9)
381.0
(364.5, 397.5)
336.6
(324.6, 348.7)
  1. * Total sedentary behaviour = TV viewing + computer use + social sedentary behaviour.
  2. # Social-sedentary behaviours = sitting and talking + talking on the telephone + shopping and hanging-out
  3. Significant weekday difference by gender (p < .05)
  4. Significant weekend difference by gender (p < .05)