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Table 3 Differences in behavior for children who lost or gained weight after reduction of sedentary behaviors (Mean ± SEM)

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

  Weight change groups  
Variable Lost (N = 19) Gained (N = 37) p
OMAXSED 540.4 ± 143.5 1189.0 ± 198.4 .03
OMAXACT 258.9 ± 89.4 226.6 ± 52.3 .74
Sedentary behavior (hrs/week) -26.3 ± 2.0 -22.2 ± 1.6 .13
   Television watching (hrs/week) -22.8 ± 2.1 -18.4 ± 1.6 .12
   Computer games (hrs/week) -3.5 ± 0.8 -3.8 ± 0.8 .83
Weight (lbs.) -1.2 ± 0.2 1.8 ± 0.2 < .0001
Physical activity (counts/min) 20.6 ± 37.4 -42.5 ± 30.6 .22
Average METs -0.02 ± 0.03 -.01 ± 0.03 .78
   % time below 2 METS 1.45 ± 1.42 1.10 ± 1.09 .85
   % time above 2 METS -1.45 ± 1.42 -1.10 ± 1.09 .85
   % time above 3 METS -0.81 ± 0.6 -0.78 ± 0.4 .96
Estimated energy intake (kcal) -223.2 ± 105.4 172.0 ± 56.6 .0006