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Table 2 Maternal reported infant activities by age

From: Describing objectively measured physical activity levels, patterns, and correlates in a cross sectional sample of infants and toddlers from South Africa

Infant activity (min/day) 3mo (n = 32) 6mo (n = 31) 12mo (n = 31) 18mo (n = 18)
Active time
 Total time free to play 60 (25–93) 90 (45–130) 150 (120–240) 158 (115–210)
Games with an adult 20 (5–30) 15 (2–45) 10 (5–30) 18 (4–30)
Physical activity with mother 8 (4–30) 10 (5–30) 15 (5–60) 18 (10–45)
Tummy time 20 (1–30) 10 (3–20) NA NA
With older babies 25 (7–75) 30 (10–120) 30 (15–120) 60 (40–120)
Outside 0 (0–0) 0 (0–30) 30 (0–60) 60 (50–120)
With babies of same age 0 (0–0) 0 (0–2) 0 (0–15) 28 (0–60)
Play area 0 (0–30) 30 (10–60) 60 (30–120) 60 (30–90)
Floor play 0 (0–25) 30 (5–60) 60 (30–90) 60 (30–120)
Playing alone 30 (15–60) 30 (10–45) 60 (30–60) 30 (20–30)
Restrained/sedentary time
 Total time restrained 133 (58–233) 150 (80–270) 100 (50–175) 75 (30–140)
Pushchair 0 (0–0) 0 (0–10) 0 (0–30) 0 (0–0)
Baby chair 0 (0–0) 10 (0–60) NA NA
High chair 0 (0–20) 20 (0–60) 10 (2–30) 10 (4–20)
Car chair 20 (3–60) 30 (5–30) 30 (10–60) 35 (15–60)
Cot 60 (30–120) 40 (20–90) 30 (15–60) 10 (5–30)
Strapped to back 30 (8–60) 30 (20–60) 30 (15–30) NA
 TV time 30 (20–90) 30 (10–90) 30 (5–45) 25 (10–60)
  1. Values are median(IQR). Data not available for 24-months
  2. NA Indicates that the activity was not asked about at the specific time-point