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Table 4 The effect of play facilities on recess, school, and home time, and total physical activity

From: School playgrounds and physical activity policies as predictors of school and home time activity

   Ratio 95% CI P
Recess time Average counts 1.032 1.000, 1.064 0.049
  MVPA 1.083 1.008, 1.163 0.033
School time Average counts 1.023 0.998, 1.048 0.072
  MVPA 1.067 0.988, 1.153 0.093
Home time Average counts 1.056 1.035, 1.077 <0.001
  MVPA 1.105 1.055, 1.157 <0.001
Total activity Average counts 1.038 1.021, 1.056 <0.001
  MVPA 1.075 1.016, 1.138 0.015
  1. Data are presented as ratios per 10-unit increase in play facilities adjusted for age, sex, school roll, school policies surrounding physical activity, and weather (daily rain and temperature).