Skip to main content

Table 3 Effectiveness of SB Interventions in Children Compared to an Inactive 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) 18 2490 2632 99% -27.20 [-46.99, -7.40]
Outcome 2: SB min/day (>6mo) 6 1629 1567 87% -6.20 [-26.42, 14.02]
Subgroup 2: Environmental Studies (n=) I (n=) C (n=) I2 MD (95%CI)
Outcome 1: SB min/day (≤6mo) 8 255 237 77% -18.57 [-40.12, 2.99]
Outcome 2: SB min/day (>6mo) 2 41 41 0% -8.75 [-17.18, -0.32]
Subgroup 3: Mixed Studies (n=) I (n=) C (n=) I2 MD (95%CI)
Outcome 1: SB min/day (≤6mo) 6 1941 1925 37% -27.41 [-51.18, -3.63]
Outcome 2: SB min/day (>6mo) 15 18710 19150 99% -17.54 [-24.15, -10.92]
Outcome 3: SB % (≤6mo) 3 627 435 0% -1.70 [-2.93, -0.48]
Overall Results Studies (n=) I (n=) C (n=) I2 MD (95%CI)
Outcome 1: SB min/day (≤6mo) 32 4686 4794 98% -25.86 [-40.77, -10.96]
Outcome 2: SB min/day (>6mo) 23 20380 20758 98% -14.02 [-19.49, -8.55]
Outcome 3: SB % (≤6mo) 3 627 435 0% -1.70 [-2.93, -0.48]