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Table 3 Influence of being in care vs. at home on children’s physical activity

From: UK Preschool-aged children’s physical activity levels in childcare and at home: a cross-sectional exploration

  Activity Intensity β (95 % CI)
  Sedentary LPA MVPA
Boys
 7 am–6 pma −6.4 (−7.4, −5.5)*** 0.6 (−0.1, 1.3) 5.7 (4.8, 6.7)***
  7–9 amb −13.8 (−16.5, −11.2)*** 3.6 (1.7, 5.6)*** 10.1 (8.0, 12.2)***
  9 am–12 pmc −3.3 (−4.8, −1.7)*** −1.0 (−2.3, 0.4) 4.2 (2.2, 6.2)***
  12–3 pmd −1.4 (−3.0, 0.2) −0.2 (−1.4, 1.0) 1.4 (−0.3, 3.1)
  3–6 pme −5.4 (−7.0, −3.7)*** 0.3 (−1.0, 1.6) 4.8 (3.0, 6.7)***
Girls
 7 am–6 pma −4.8 (−5.8, −3.8)*** 1.8 (1.1, 2.5)*** 3.0 (2.1, 3.8)***
  7–9 amb −10.7 (−12.9, −8.4)*** 3.2 (1.2, 5.2)** 7.9 (5.7, 10.0)***
  9 am–12 pmc −3.1 (−4.7, −1.4)*** −0.2 (−1.5, 1.1) 3.5 (1.8, 5.2)***
  12–3 pmd −1.3 (−2.8, 0.5) 0.3 (−0.9, 1.4) 1.0 (−0.6, 2.5)
  3–6 pme −1.2 (−2.9, 0.5) 1.2 (−0.1, 2.5) −0.2 (−1.8, 1.5)
  1. a n = 1088 observations for boys, n = 1051 for girls; b n = 704 for boys, n = 682 for girls; c n = 716 for boys, n = 699 for girls; d n = 783 for boys, n = 745 for girls; e n = 752 for boys, n = 763 for girls; β: minutes per hour spent sedentary or active when in care compared to at home during hours specified; 95 % CI: 95 % confidence interval; *p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.005