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Table 1 Descriptive personal, anthropometry, and physical activity data on the sample

From: Environmental supportiveness for physical activity in English schoolchildren: a study using Global Positioning Systems

  Boys (n = 47) Girls (n = 53) Total (n = 100)
SES: parental education (%)    
- GCSE or lower 34.7 24.5 29.5
- Up to A level 43.7 32.7 37.9
- Higher education 21.6 42.8 32.6
Home location (%)    
- Urban (>10K) 46.8 47.2 47.0
- Town and fringe 21.3 20.8 21.0
- Village 29.8 22.6 26.0
- Hamlet and isolated dwelling 2.1 9.4 6.0
BMI (kg/m 2 ) mean (SD) 17.4 (2.2) 18.0 (3.1) 17.7 (2.7)
IOTF weight status category (%)    
- Underweight 0.0 0.0 0.0
- Healthy weight 83.0 75.5 79.0
- Overweight 17.0 20.7 19.0
- Obese 0.0 3.8 2.0
MVPA (CPM) mean (SD) 649.0 (215.4) 595.9 (282.9) 621.3 (252.9)
MVPA (mins) mean (SD) 70.6 (27.0) 54.8 (16.0) 62.4 (23.3)
Bout time (mins) mean (SD) 19.8 (22.8) 10.9 (15.1) 15.1 (19.6)
  1. SES = Socioeconomic status; BMI = Body Mass Index; IOTF = International Obesity Task Force; MVPA = Moderate to vigorous physical activity