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Table 3 Descriptive data of the male and female participants in adolescence and adulthood

From: Adolescent predictors of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour at age 42: the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study (AGAHLS)

  Males (N = 92) Females (N = 125)
  Mean S.D. Mean S.D.
Adolescence     
   Age (y) 13.0 0.6 12.9 0.6
   Height (cm) 157.9 7.7 159.8 7.8
   Weight (kg) 41.8 6.4 45.4 7.5
   BMI (kg/m2) 16.9 1.4 17.7 2.1
   Sum of four skin folds (cm) 2.7 0.9 3.6 1.3
Adulthood     
   Physical activity (counts/min)a 344.3 109.6 349.9 99.8
   Sedentary time (min/day)a 517.7 89.5 457.8 70.4
   Wear time accelerometer (days) 7.9 2.1 8.0 1.7
  1. a To be included in the analyses, participants had to wear the ActiGraph for at least one day, for ≥ 500 minutes