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Table 5 Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Outcomes by Location Types (n = 73)

From: Places where preschoolers are (in)active: an observational study on Latino preschoolers and their parents using objective measures

   Physical activity outcome
Location type n Accelerometer counts per 30 seconds   Engaging in sedentary behavior (% time)   Engaging in MVPA (% time)  
Descriptive statistics   Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
 Home 73 337 (560) 45 (50) 12 (33)
 Other locations in apartment complex 29 386 (472) 32 (47) 15 (35)
 Other residential home 58 361 (556) 41 (49) 13 (34)
 Child-care/school/daycare 45 247 (418) 51 (50) 8 (27)
 Child-care/school/daycare – in enrolled children only 28 227 (386) 51 (50) 7 (26)
 Park/playground 13 645 (716) 24 (43) 30 (46)
 Other (any business/service) without outdoor play area 71 276 (448) 47 (50) 9 (29)
 Other (any business/service) with outdoor play area 39 262 (441) 49 (50) 9 (29)
Meta-regression analysesa   e b (95 % CI) p OR (95 % CI) p OR (95 % CI) p
Home (reference category) vs …        
 Other locations in apartment complex   1.25 (1.08, 1.45) .003 0.67 (0.56, 0.80) <.001 1.31 (1.08, 1.59) .006
 Other residential home   1.01 (0.88, 1.17) .887 0.81 (0.69, 0.96) .011 1.12 (0.95, 1.32)  
 Child-care/school/daycare   0.64 (0.56, 0.74) <.001 1.26 (1.07, 1.49) .006 0.67 (0.57, 0.78) <.001
 Child-care/school/daycare – in enrolled children only   0.78 (0.70, 0.87) <.001 1.23 (1.03, 1.54) .022 0.66 (0.53, 0.83) <.001
 Park/playground   1.84 (1.48, 2.28) <.001 0.37 (0.30, 0.47) <.001 4.41 (3.28, 5.85) <.001
 Other (any business/service) without outdoor play area   0.83 (0.72, 0.97) .010 1.02 (0.82, 1.14) .859 0.83 (0.71, 0.99) .019
 Other (any business/service) with outdoor play area   0.78 (0.67, 0.91) .001 1.04 (0.87, 1.25) .746 1.00 (0.82, 1.22) .999
  1. Notes: Locations outside Houston and no fixed locations/trips excluded from the analyses; % time refers to % of valid accelerometry/GPS time; n number of participants (children) that visited specific locations during the monitoring period, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, GPS global positioning system, SD standard deviation representing the total within- and between-person variability in the physical activity outcomes, OR odds ratio, 95 % CI 95 % confidence intervals, e b anti-logarithm of regression coefficient, p p-value. aAntilogarithms of average regression coefficients (e b) for accelerometer counts per 30 seconds represent the proportional difference between average accelerometer counts when home vs at other locations. Average regression coefficients for sedentary behavior and MVPA represent the odds ratios of engaging in such activities when home vs at other locations. Individual regression models (that were included in the meta-regression) were adjusted for temporal and spatial autocorrelation