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Table 3 Participant characteristics for groups by domain

From: Children’s physical activity during a segmented school week: results from a quasi-experimental education outside the classroom intervention

Characteristic EOtC Classroom PE Recess Before/after school Weekend
n, (% girls) 141 (64.5) 176 (63.1) 175 (62.9) 194 (63.4) 193 (63.7) 192 (63.5)
Age, years 10.2 ± 0.9 10.5 ± 1.0 10.1 ± 1.0 10.5 ± 1.0 10.5 ± 1.0 10.5 ± 1.0
BMI percentilea 47.3 ± 26.5 46.5 ± 26.8 46.5 ± 26.8 46.5 ± 26.8 46.5 ± 26.8 46.6 ± 26.9
Total eventsb 184 3525 242 1723 1764 381
Hours per person 5.1 ± 1.5 19.9 ± 3.7 1.9 ± 0.5 4.6 ± 1.3 37.6 ± 9.4 26.4 ± 2.6
  1. Age, BMI percentile and Hours per person are reported as mean ± standard deviation
  2. a BMI percentile were calculated based on the definition by Barlow & Dietz [32]
  3. b ‘Total events’ refers to number of events in the given domain