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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Volume, patterns, and types of sedentary behavior and cardio-metabolic health in children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Variables Total (N = 2527)
Age (years) 13 (10-16)
Gender (%)  
   Male 50.8
   Female 49.2
Race (%)  
   Non-Hispanic white 38.3
   Non-Hispanic black 24.4
   Hispanic 32.7
   Other 4.6
Accelerometer-derived variables  
   Total wear time (minutes/day) 834 (779-894)
   Sedentary behavior (% of total time) 50.8 (42.1-58.9)
   Bouts of sedentary behavior (% of total time) 24.5 (14.4-36.1)
   Breaks in bouts of sedentary behavior (% of bouts) 13.5 (12.1-15.3)
   MVPA (% of total time) 4.1 (1.6-8.5)
   Low intensity activity (% of total time) 43.8 (38.0-49.6)
Questionnaire-derived variables  
   TV (hours/day) 2.0 (1.0-3.0)
   Computer (hours/day) 0.5 (0.0-1.0)
Cardio-metabolic risk score components  
   Waist circumference (cm) 72.9 (64.5-82.7)
   Systolic blood pressure (mmHg, N = 2265) 107 (100-114)
   Non-HDL (mmol/l) 2.7 (2.3-3.2)
   C - reactive protein (mmol/l) 0.002 (0.001-0.007)
  1. Data presented as median (inter-quartile range) or %. MVPA = moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity; Non-HDL = non-HDL cholesterol