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Table 2 Effectiveness of SB Interventions in Adults Compared to an Active Control

From: The effectiveness and complexity of interventions targeting sedentary behaviour across the lifespan: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Subgroup 1: Behavioural Studies (n=) I (n=) C (n=) I2 MD (95%CI)
Outcome 1: SB min/day (≤6mo) 9 404 384 87% -36.69 [-76.23, 2.86]
Outcome 2: SB min/day (>6mo) 4 145 152 69% -3.77 [-20.95, 13.41]
Subgroup 2: Environmental Studies (n=) I (n=) C (n=) I2 MD (95%CI)
Outcome 1: SB min/day (≤6mo) 1 15 16 N/A 2.58 [-57.81, 62.97]
Subgroup 3: Mixed Studies(n=) I(n=) C(n=) I2 MD (95%CI)
Outcome 1: SB min/day (≤6mo) 3 88 97 0% -11.13 [-35.60, 13.33]
Outcome 2: SB min/day (>6mo) 1 24 12 N/A -29.60 [-72.36, 13.16]
Outcome 3: SB percentage (≤6mo) 2 35 36 0% -1.29 [-4.01, 1.43]
Overall Results Studies (n=) I (n=) C (n=) I2 MD (95%CI)
Outcome 1: SB min/day (≤6mo) 13 507 497 81% -25.89 [-53.51, 1.73]
Outcome 2: SB min/day (>6mo) 5 169 164 62% -6.49 [-22.34, 9.37]
Outcome 3: SB percentage (≤6mo) 2 35 36 0% -1.29 [-4.01, 1.43]