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Table 4 Sex, age, and season difference in minutes/day spent in active travel by travel destination for those destinations where the mean active travel time was >1 min/day

From: Objectively measured active transportation to school and other destinations among 10–13 year olds

Characteristic Travel destination
All destinationsh,i,j Participant’s own homeh,i,j Other people’s homesh School to start school dayh,i
Total (n = 388) 10.3 (7.4, 14.5) 3.1 (2.1, 4.5) 1.0 (0.7, 1.5) 2.1 (1.5, 3.0)
Sex
 Boys (n = 197) 12.1 (8.8, 17.0) 3.7 (2.6, 5.4) 1.2 (0.8, 1.7) 2.2 (1.6, 3.1)
 Girls (n = 191) 8.5 (6.1, 12.0)a 2.4 (1.6, 3.5)a 0.8 (0.6, 1.3) 1.9 (1.3, 2.7)
Age
 10 (n = 94) 7.7 (5.5, 11.1) 2.2 (1.5, 3.4) 0.7 (0.5, 1.1) 2.0 (1.4, 2.7)
 11 (n = 97) 9.7 (6.9, 13.7) 2.8 (2.0, 4.1) 1.1 (0.7, 1.5) 1.7 (1.2, 2.4)
 12 (n = 101) 9.6 (7.0, 13.4) 3.1 (2.2, 4.5) 1.0 (0.7, 1.6) 2.0 (1.4, 2.9)
 13 (n = 96) 14.3 (10.3, 19.9)b,c,d 4.0 (2.8, 5.8)b,c 1.2 (0.8, 1.7) 2.5 (1.8, 3.6)
Season
 Winter (n = 101) 6.4 (4.7, 8.9) 2.1 (1.4, 3.1) 0.4 (0.3, 0.6) 1.6 (1.1, 2.2)
 Spring (n = 99) 12.6 (9.2, 17.3)e 3.6 (2.6, 5.2)e 1.2 (0.8, 1.7)e 2.3 (1.6, 3.4)
 Summer (n = 90) 12.2 (8.7, 17.2)e 3.0 (2.1, 4.4)e 1.5 (1.0, 2.1)e 1.5 (1.0, 2.1)
 Fall (n = 98) 10.4 (7.3, 15.1)e 3.5 (2.4, 5.1)e 1.0 (0.7, 1.4) 2.7 (2.0, 3.9)g
  1. aSignificantly different from boys (p < 0.05)
  2. bSignificantly different from 10 year olds (p < 0.05)
  3. cSignificantly different from 11 year olds (p < 0.05)
  4. dSignificantly different from 12 year olds (p < 0.05
  5. eSignificantly different from winter (p < 0.05)
  6. fSignificantly different from spring (p < 0.05)
  7. gSignificantly different from summer (p < 0.05)
  8. hAdjusted for sex, age, season
  9. iAdjusted for number of siblings
  10. jAdjusted for single or dual parent household