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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of sedentary behaviour at baseline and follow-up in Belgian preschool children in intervention (n = 15) and control (n = 12) kindergartens

From: The effect of a cluster randomised control trial on objectively measured sedentary time and parental reports of time spent in sedentary activities in Belgian preschoolers: the ToyBox-study

   BASELINE FOLLOW-UP
  Intervention Control Intervention Control
Accelerometer n 529 330 / /
  Gender (% boys) 54.6 53.9 / /
  Age (years) 4.4 ± 0.6 4.3 ± 0.6 / /
  Weight status     
- Underweight (%)
- Normal weight (%)
- Overweight (%)
- Obese (%)
11.0 10.2 / /
79.4 78.9 / /
6.9 10.2 / /
2.8 0.7 / /
  SB weekday (%/day) 44.8 ± 6.5 45.8 ± 6.8 44.5 ± 6.9 46.3 ± 10.5
  SB weekend day (%/day) 45.9 ± 10.0 46.7 ± 9.7 45.0 ± 10.4 45.8 ± 10.8
Questionnaire n 961 754 / /
  Gender (% boys) 52.7 52.4 / /
  Age (years) 4.5 ± 0.5 4.4 ± 0.5 / /
  Weight status     
- Underweight (%)
- Normal weight (%)
- Overweight (%)
- Obese (%)
12.3 9.7 / /
77.3 79.1 / /
8.2 9.7 / /
2.1 1.4 / /
  TV week (min/day) 61.1 ± 43.1 67.9 ± 55.8 60.6 ± 44.3 68.6 ± 55.7
  TV weekend (min/day) 108.6 ± 72.5 117.7 ± 85.3 105.8 ± 69.8 119.1 ± 84.5
  PC week (min/day) 11.1 ± 25.5 11.8 ± 24.5 15.6 ± 30.6 16.4 ± 29.3
  PC weekend (min/day) 23.1 ± 42.9 23.5 ± 39.3 30.2 ± 44.7 32.3 ± 45.9
  Quiet play week (min/day) 71.7 ± 51.8 81.7 ± 66.1 70.7 ± 52.4 77.3 ± 61.8
  Quiet play weekend (min/day) 154.2 ± 95.2 158.9 ± 101.5 145.3 ± 113.6 151.6 ± 96.3
  1. SB sedentary behaviour, TV television, PC personal computer