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Table 3 Child’s daily screen time, sedentary time and physical activity by education and income

From: Home environment relationships with children’s physical activity, sedentary time, and screen time by socioeconomic status

Outcome Education a Income b
Low Med High p c Low Med High p c
N = 165 N = 279 N = 261 N = 67 N = 218 N = 428
Mean(SD) Mean(SD) Mean(SD) Mean(SD) Mean(SD)
Screen time (parent-reported, hours/day) 2.4(1.4) 1.9(1.3) 1.7(1.4) <.001 2.4(1.6) 2.2(1.4) 1.7(1.3) .004
Child’s total sedentary time (accelerometer-measured, min/day) 397 (68) 393 (71) 397 (69) NS 394 (68) 402(69) 393 (71) NS
Child’s sedentary time at home (accelerometer-measured, min/day) 189 (69) 192 (72) 188 (69) NS 186 (74) 200 (76) 184 (65) NS
Child’s total Evenson (4-MET) MVPA (accelerometer-measured, min/day) 44 (20) 48 (23) 48 (20) NS 42 (18) 43 (21) 49 (22) NS
Child’s total Freedson (3-MET) MVPA (accelerometer-measured, min/day) 142 (51) 149 (57) 147 (51) NS 138 (51) 143 (56) 150 (52) NS
Child’s total 3-MET MVPA at home (accelerometer-measured, min/day) 61 (37) 64 (38) 61 (35) NS 62 (40) 64 (40) 61 (34) NS
  1. a Defined by highest educated adult in household.
  2. b Defined by annual household income.
  3. c Adjusted for parent’s age, marital status and ethnicity.