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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of participants in each of the three cluster groups

From: Physical activity and sedentary behaviour typologies of 10-11 year olds

  Hi-Act/Low-Sed (n = 359) Lo-Act/Med-Sed (n = 436) Hi-Act/Hi-Sed (n = 157)
Variable Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Hours per day of TV 2.08 1.11 2.64 1.27 4.00 1.50
Hours per day of computer time 1.40 0.92 1.50 1.11 3.70 1.67
Hours per day using a phone or texting 0.84 0.72 0.74 0.79 2.42 1.92
Hours per day using a games console 1.45 0.90 1.45 1.03 3.74 1.67
Participation in sports clubs at school 1.45 0.92 0.68 0.61 1.31 0.98
Participation in sport clubs outside of school 1.55 0.98 0.64 0.64 1.16 0.99
Playing with friends near home 2.07 0.87 1.30 0.78 1.92 0.99
Playing in home or garden 2.06 0.80 0.91 0.59 1.50 1.01
Group characteristics Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Age (years)       
BMI SDS 0.43 1.09 0.49 1.16 0.57 1.32
IMD Score 20.84 15.76 20.73 16.52 23.46 17.89
  Female n (%) 1 Male n (%) Female n (%) Male n (%) Female n (%) Male n (%)
Gender 178 (35.3) 178 (40.8) 255 (50.5) 174 (39.9) 71 (13.9) 84 (19.3)
  1. 1 % corresponds to percentage of each gender