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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics for Subjects from Study 1. Values are Mean (SD).

From: Influence of socio-economic status on habitual physical activity and sedentary behavior in 8- to 11-year old children

  < 24,999 $ 25,000 - 35,999 $ 36,000 - 54,999 $ 55,000 - 100,000 $ > 100,000 $ Total
Number of Subjects (male/female) 36
(9/27)
30
(10/20)
50
(23/27)
100
(48/52)
55
(29/26)
271
(119/152)
Chronolog. Age (yrs.) 9.8
(1.0)
9.7
(0.9)
9.6
(0.9)
9.6
(0.8)
9.4
(1.0)
9.6
(0.9)
Height (cm) 140.1 (7.8) 139.3
(8.4)
139.0
(7.4)
138.0 (8.8) 137.4
(7.3)
138.5
(8.1)
Leg Length (cm) 66.0
(4.4)
66.1
(5.3)
66.0
(4.3)
65.6
(6.0)
65.2
(4.6)
65.7
(5.1)
Body mass (kg) * 41.5 (13.1) 39.4
(10.8)
38.6
(10.5)
35.6 (10.1) 33.6
(7.1)
36.9
(10.5)
BMI (kg/m2) * 20.8
(5.3)
20.1
(4.1)
19.8
(4.0)
18.6
(3.7)
17.6
(2.4)
19.1
(4.0)
Overweight (%) 24.3 23.3 20.0 23.0 20.0 22.1
Obese (%) 24.3 23.3 14.0 8.0 1.8 11.8
Physical Activity (Steps/day) * 10935 (3138) 10535 (3226) 10710 (3654) 12038 (3244) 12270 (2665) 11518 (2356)
Time spent watching TV (hrs/week) * 23.7 (18.4) 36.7
(19.2)
22.7
(18.8)
22.5
(16.2)
19.8
(13.6)
23.7
(17.4)
Total Screen time (hrs/week) * 37.9
(29.6)
54.0
(29.3)
38.7
(29.0)
38.0
(30.0)
29.9
(21.2)
38.2
(28.6)
  1. * Significant group difference (ANOVA with p = 0.05)