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Table 2 Age, BMI, wearing time, counts per 15 seconds, sedentary time and the different PA intensities + percentages of children meeting PA guidelines of 60 minutes MVPA per day (for boys and girls separately per country)

From: Levels of physical activity and sedentary time among 10- to 12-year-old boys and girls across 5 European countries using accelerometers: an observational study within the ENERGY-project

Gender Country Age (years)
(mean ± SD)
BMI (kg/m2)
(mean ± SD)
Wearing time
(total days)
(mean ± SD)
Counts per 15 sec
(mean ± SE)
Sedentary time1
(mean ± SE)
LPA1
(mean ± SE)
MPA1
(mean ± SE)
VPA1
(mean ± SE)
MVPA1
(mean ± SE)
Meeting PA
guidelines
(%)
Girls
(n = 365)
Belgium
(n = 59)
11.3 ± 0.7 17.5 ± 2.2 5.9 ± 0.9 121 ± 6b, e 511 ± 11d 263 ± 8 17 ± 2c, e 6 ± 1 23 ± 2c, e 1.7
  Greece
(n = 79)
11.3 ± 0.6 20.3 ± 3.6 5.4 ± 0.9 106 ± 5a, c, d, e 526 ± 9c, d 269 ± 7 20 ± 2c, e 5 ± 1c, e 25 ± 2c, e 0.0
  Hungary
(n = 68)
12.2 ± 0.6 19.7 ± 3.1 5.2 ± 0.9 139 ± 6b, d 487 ± 9b, d 260 ± 7 29 ± 2a, b, d, e 8 ± 1b, d 37 ± 2a, b, d, e 1.5
  The Netherlands
(n = 47)
11.8 ± 0.5 18.8 ± 3.1 5.2 ± 1.3 123 ± 5b, c, e 457 ± 9a, b, c, e 278 ± 7 21 ± 1c, e 4 ± 1c, e 26 ± 2c, e 2.1
  Switzerland
(n = 112)
11.3 ± 0.9 17.6 ± 2.7 6.5 ± 1.0 145 ± 5a, b, d 498 ± 9d 270 ± 6 35 ± 1a, b, c, d 8 ± 1b, d 43 ± 2a, b, c, d 12.5
  TOTAL GIRLS 11.5 ± 0.8 18.7 ± 3.2 5.8 ± 1.1 128 ± 2 f 500 ± 3 f 267 ± 3 f 26 ± 1 f 6 ± 0 f 32 ± 1 f 4.6
Boys
(n = 321)
Belgium
(n = 50)
11.5 ± 0.7 18.5 ± 2.9 5.8 ± 1.0 159 ± 8b 478 ± 12b 290 ± 2 31 ± 2e 10 ± 1b 42 ± 3 14.0
  Greece
(n = 63)
11.3 ± 0.6 21.2 ± 4.2 5.4 ± 0.8 140 ± 7a, d, e 510 ± 11a, c, d, e 282 ± 2 34 ± 2 7 ± 1a 41 ± 3 9.5
  Hungary
(n = 72)
12.2 ± 0.7 20.0 ± 3.5 5.4 ± 0.9 145 ± 6d 475 ± 10b, d 272 ± 2 34 ± 2e 7 ± 1 41 ± 3e 13.9
  The Netherlands
(n = 57)
11.7 ± 0.6 18.7 ± 3.4 5.5 ± 1.3 162 ± 6b, c 447 ± 9b, c 290 ± 2 32 ± 2e 8 ± 1 40 ± 2e 15.8
  Switzerland
(n = 79)
11.5 ± 1.0 17.9 ± 3.1 6.6 ± 1.3 164 ± 7b 467 ± 11b 282 ± 2 40 ± 2a, c, d 10 ± 1 50 ± 3c, d 27.8
  TOTAL BOYS 11.7 ± 0.8 19.2 ± 3.6 5.8 ± 1.2 155 ± 2 g 474 ± 4 g 284 ± 3 g 35 ± 1 g 9 ± 0 g 43 ± 1 g 16.8
  1. 1 minutes per day; SD standard deviations; SE standard errors; LPA light physical activity; MPA moderate physical activity; VPA vigorous physical activity; MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity; a significantly different from Belgium; b significantly different from Greece; c significantly different from Hungary; d significantly different from the Netherlands; e significantly different from Switzerland; f significantly different from boys; g significantly different from girls.