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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for the activPAL variables measured throughout waking hours on weekdays

From: Stand Out in Class: restructuring the classroom environment to reduce sitting time – findings from a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial

Waking hours on weekdays Baseline Follow-up Change
Control
(n = 57)
Intervention
(n = 52)
Control
(n = 57)
Intervention
(n = 52)
Control
(n = 57)
Intervention
(n = 52)
Wear time (min/day) 836.3 843.8 830.9 835.4 −3.7 −8.4
(88.5) (47.8) (78.6) (64.2) (121.6) (62.3)
Time spent sitting (mins/day) 520.1 514 504.4 472.0 −15.2 −42.0
(83.6) (61.5) (94.0) (73.5) (107.5) (76.6)
Time spent standing (mins/day) 179.9 195.4 176.5 197.1 −3.0 1.6
(58.6) (38.7) (45.7) (49.4) (50.2) (52.0)
Time spent stepping (min/day) 136.3 134.4 150.0 166.4 14.4 32.0
(44.9) (30.4) (42.1) (41.9) (44.8) (41.1)
Percentage of wear time spent sitting (%) 62.4 60.9 60.5 56.5 −2.0 −4.3
(8.8) (5.9) (8.6) (8.2) (8.7) (8.6)
Percentage of wear time spent standing (%) 21.4 23.2 21.5 23.6 0.1 0.4
(6.3) (4.5) (6.1) (5.7) (5.9) (5.8)
Percentage of wear time spent stepping (%) 16.2 15.9 18.1 19.9 1.9 3.9
(4.7) (3.5) (4.8) (4.6) (4.6) (4.6)
Number of sit to stand transitions 102.5 106.4 104.1 106.2 1.6 0.2
(28.7) (23.6) (26.5) (21.4) (25.0) (20.5)
Number of days worn 3.7 3.5 3.2 3.5 −0.5 0.0
(1.3) (0.9) (1.2) (1.4) (1.4) (1.8)
  1. Data are presented as the mean (SD). This table includes data from participants who wore the activPAL device with a minimum valid wear time of 8 h each day on at least one weekday at baseline and at 7-months follow-up.