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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 weekdaysBaselineFollow-upChange
Control
(n = 57)
Intervention
(n = 52)
Control
(n = 57)
Intervention
(n = 52)
Control
(n = 57)
Intervention
(n = 52)
Wear time (min/day)836.3843.8830.9835.4−3.7−8.4
(88.5)(47.8)(78.6)(64.2)(121.6)(62.3)
Time spent sitting (mins/day)520.1514504.4472.0−15.2−42.0
(83.6)(61.5)(94.0)(73.5)(107.5)(76.6)
Time spent standing (mins/day)179.9195.4176.5197.1−3.01.6
(58.6)(38.7)(45.7)(49.4)(50.2)(52.0)
Time spent stepping (min/day)136.3134.4150.0166.414.432.0
(44.9)(30.4)(42.1)(41.9)(44.8)(41.1)
Percentage of wear time spent sitting (%)62.460.960.556.5−2.0−4.3
(8.8)(5.9)(8.6)(8.2)(8.7)(8.6)
Percentage of wear time spent standing (%)21.423.221.523.60.10.4
(6.3)(4.5)(6.1)(5.7)(5.9)(5.8)
Percentage of wear time spent stepping (%)16.215.918.119.91.93.9
(4.7)(3.5)(4.8)(4.6)(4.6)(4.6)
Number of sit to stand transitions102.5106.4104.1106.21.60.2
(28.7)(23.6)(26.5)(21.4)(25.0)(20.5)
Number of days worn3.73.53.23.5−0.50.0
(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.