Table 2 Distribution of active free-play frequency for each outdoor location

Yard at home
n (%)
Own street
n (%)
Park/playground
n (%)
Weekdays
Never/rarely 4 (2.2) 72 (39.3) 38 (20.5)
<once/week 11 (6.0) 39 (21.3) 83 (44.9)
1-2 days/week 40 (21.7) 31 (16.9)3 48 (25.9)4
3-4 days/week 64 (34.8) 25 (13.7) 6.5 (12)
5 days/week 65 (35.3)1 16 (8.7) 2.2 (4)
Weekend days
Never/rarely 5 (2.7) 64 (36.6) 20 (10.8)
<1 weekend/month 2 (1.1) 20 (10.8) 38 (20.5)
1 weekend/month 2 (1.1) 15 (8.1) 38 (20.5)
2 weekends/month 13 (7.1) 17 (9.2) 30 (16.2)
1 day every weekend 45 (24.7) 32 (17.3)5 43 (23.2)6
Every Saturday and Sunday 115 (63.2)2 37 (20.0) 16 (8.6)
1. 1Highest tertile for play in yard at home on weekdays = 5 days per week
2. 2Highest tertile for play in yard at home on weekend days = every Saturday and Sunday
3. 3,4Highest tertile for play in own street and park/playground on weekdays = ≥ 1-2 days per week
4. 5,6 Highest tertile for play in own street and park/playground on weekend days = ≥ 1 day every weekend