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Table 2 Behavior and weight changes during the baseline, 25 and 50% reduction phases (Mean ± SEM)

From: The motivation to be sedentary predicts weight change when sedentary behaviors are reduced

  Sedentary Behavior Reductions Phases  
Variable 0 25% 50% p
Sedentary behavior (hrs/week) 34.9 ± 1.7 16.4 ± 1.0 11.3 ± 0.7 0 > 25 > 50
   Television watching (hrs/week) 29.4 ± 1.7 13.9 ± 0.9 9.5 ± 0.6 0 > 25 > 50
   Computer games (hrs/week) 5.5 ± 0.8 2.5 ± 0.4 1.8 ± 0.3 0 > 25 > 50
Weight (lbs.) 118.8 ± 4.1 119.2 ± 4.1 119.6 ± 4.1 0 < 50
Physical activity (counts/min) 576.9 ± 23.8 572.4 ± 25.6 555.7 ± 24.3 NS
Average METs 1.60 ± 0.05 1.58 ± 0.04 1.60 ± 0.05 NS
   % time below 2 METS 83.3 ± 2.4 84.6 ± 2.4 84.5 ± 2.4 NS
   % time above 2 METS 16.7 ± 2.4 15.4 ± 2.4 15.5 ± 2.4 NS
   % time above 3 METS 4.2 ± 0.7 3.5 ± 0.6 3.5 ± 0.6 0 > 25,50
Estimated energy intake 2106.4 ± 65.7 2173.5 ± 65.2 2144.3 ± 74.6 NS