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Table 2 Overall physical activity and time spent in MVPA weekly, during weekdays and during weekend days, and time spent in MVPA during school day segments, in 2005, 2011 and 2018a All values

From: Temporal trends in physical activity levels across more than a decade – a national physical activity surveillance system among Norwegian children and adolescents

   Overall physical activity level (CPM) Moderate to vigorous physical activity (minutes per day)  
  Day types Day types School day segments
nb Weekly Weekdays Weekend days Weekly Weekdays Weekend days Morning School After school Afternoon
6 y old boys
 2011 494 (350) 794 (770, 819) 797 (771, 823) 787 (746, 828) 99 (96, 102) 104 (101, 107) 86 (82, 90) 11 (10, 11) 36 (34, 38) 29 (27, 31) 32 (31, 34)
 2018 411 (248) 768 (735, 801) 776 (741, 812) 728 (681, 774)# 96 (92, 101) 101 (96, 105) 81 (76, 87) 11 (10, 12) 35 (34, 37) 29 (27, 31) 29 (27, 31)*
6 y old girls
 2011 510 (333) 712 (692, 732) 712 (694, 730) 702 (666, 737) 82 (80, 84) 85 (83, 87) 71 (68, 74) 9 (8, 10) 30 (29, 31) 23 (22, 24) 27 (26, 28)
 2018 427 (266) 690 (670, 711) 702 (679, 725) 655 (624, 685)** 80 (78, 82) 85 (82, 87) 68 (66, 71) 9 (8, 10) 29 (27, 30) 25 (23, 26)# 26 (25, 27)
9 y old boys
 2005 599 (395) 698 (671, 726) 742 (708, 777) 641 (603, 679) 94 (90, 98) 106 (101, 112) 78 (74, 82) 13 (12, 14) 35 (32, 38) 25 (23, 27) 38 (35, 41)
 2011 652 (482) 694 (671, 717) 702 (681, 724)# 670 (632, 709) 91 (88, 94) 97 (94, 101)* 76 (72, 80) 11 (11, 12)* 33 (31, 35) 22 (21, 24)* 34 (32, 35)*
 2018 607 (388) 636 (611, 662)** 653 (629, 676)** 578 (537, 619)** 84 (81, 88)** 91 (87, 94)** 69 (64, 74)** 10 (9, 11)** 31 (30, 33)# 21 (19, 22)*# 32 (30, 34)*#
9 y old girls
 2005 524 (328) 597 (567, 627) 615 (585, 646) 565 (524, 606) 75 (72, 78) 83 (79, 87) 65 (61, 69) 11 (10, 13) 26 (23, 28) 18 (17, 20) 31 (29, 33)
 2011 692 (530) 582 (563, 602) 583 (565, 601)# 576 (540, 611) 72 (70, 74)# 76 (74, 79)* 63 (59, 66) 9 (9, 10)* 25 (23, 26) 17 (16, 18)# 27 (26, 28)*
 2018 613 (405) 584 (564, 603) 594 (573, 614) 547 (518, 575) 72 (70, 74) 77 (74, 80)* 59 (55, 62)* 9 (8, 10)* 24 (22, 25) 18 (17, 19) 29 (27, 30)##
15 y old boys
 2005 340 (164) 479 (448, 511) 513 (477, 549) 424 (393, 455) 66 (61, 71) 76 (70, 83) 52 (44, 59) 10 (8, 12) 26 (24, 29) 13 (11, 15) 33 (29, 36)
 2011 480 (260) 492 (469, 516) 507 (483, 531) 443 (408, 478) 68 (64, 71) 73 (69, 77) 52 (47, 57) 10 (9, 11) 24 (22, 26) 12 (11, 13) 32 (30, 35)
 2018 491 (169) 493 (465, 522) 505 (476, 534) 444 (402, 485) 66 (62, 71) 71 (66, 75) 50 (43, 57) 10 (8, 11) 24 (21, 26) 12 (11, 13) 32 (29, 35)
15 y old girls
 2005 360 (201) 428 (404, 452) 448 (425, 470) 399 (364, 433) 60 (56, 64) 68 (64, 72) 47 (43, 51) 10 (9, 11) 21 (19, 24) 11 (10, 13) 29 (26, 33)
 2011 489 (290) 410 (393, 428) 421 (405, 436)# 372 (344, 400) 57 (54, 60) 62 (59, 64)* 44 (41, 48) 9 (8, 10) 18 (16, 19)* 11 (10, 12) 26 (25, 28)
 2018 497 (239) 422 (402, 442) 432 (412, 452) 375 (343, 408) 59 (56, 63) 64 (60, 67) 46 (41, 51) 10 (9, 11) 19 (17, 21) 12 (11, 13) 28 (25, 30)
  1. All values are means with corresponding 95% CIs predicted using Statas margins command following each temporal trend analysis (adjusted for covariate differences between cohorts and school-level sampling)
  2. *Significantly different from 2005 (from 2011 in 6-y-olds) (p < 0·05). **Significantly different from 2005 & 2011 (p < 0·05). # different from 2005 (p = 0·05–0·10). ## different from 2005 and 2011 (p = 0·05–0·10). *# different from 2005 (p < 0·05) and 2011 (p = 0·05–0·10)
  3. a 6-year olds did not participate in PANCS1 (2005)
  4. b n varies and is lowest (in parenthesis) for “Weekend days” except in 9- and 15-year old girls and boys in 2005 for which n is lowest for “Morning”
  5. School day segments: Morning = 06:00–09:00; School = 09:00–13:00 (6-, and 9-y-olds)/14:00 (15-y-olds); School = 13:00 (6-, and 9—y-olds)/14:00 (15-y-olds)-16:00 = Afterschool: 16:00–00:00 = Afternoon