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Table 2 The mean length of time (mins) per child (across the four study days) spent in bouts of MVPA according to the time spent outside the home, with standard deviations given in brackets.

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

  Gender Home Location Total
(n = 100)
  Boys
(n = 47)
Girls
(n = 53)
Urban
(n = 68)
Rural
(n = 32)
 
Time outside the home      
Children spending above average time outside 57.1
(39.9)
28.8
(31.3)
39.1
(29.2)
58.0
(53.1)
45.1
(38.8)
Children spending below average time outside 47.6
(51.1)*
17.0
(24.4)*
32.8
(43.0)*
17.1
(24.1)*
27.7
(38.3)*
  1. * Statistically significant difference between activity levels at p < 0.05.