Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristic of study participants

From: The impact of rainfall and school break time policies on physical activity in 9-10 year old British children: a repeated measures study

  Mean (standard deviation)
  All Girls Boys
Number of participants 1794 986 808
Age (years) 10.25 (0.30) 10.26 (0.30) 10.25 (0.31)
Fat Mass Index (Fat Mass(kg)/height(m)2) * 5.82 (2.60) 6.40 (2.65) 5.10 (2.36)
Days for which PA data recorded 3.53 (0.82) 3.55 (0.80) 3.51 (0.85)
Whole day (07:00- - 21:00)...    
Minutes sedentary * 466.1 (63.5) 474.9 (61.7) 455.3 (64.0)
Minutes MVPA * 72.6 (29.3) 64.46 (25.1) 82.8 (30.9)
Counts per minute * 618.6 (244.5) 575.0 (235.3) 672.4 (245.0)
Lunchtime (12:00 - 14:00)...    
Minutes sedentary * 71.6 (12.9) 74.8 (11.9) 67.6 (12.9)
Minutes MVPA * 14.7 (7.8) 12.1 (6.1) 17.8 (8.4)
Counts per minute * 712.8 (325.9) 619 (273.2) 828.3 (347.9)
  1. * difference between girls and boys significant p < 0.05