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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Validity of SC-StepRx pedometer-derived moderate and vigorous physical activity during treadmill walking and running in a heterogeneous sample of children and youth

  Male (n = 20) Female (n = 20) pvalue
Age (years) 13.5 (1.5) 13.7 (2.3) 0.55
Height (cm) 161.2 (11.9) 157.9 (11.9) 0.36
Weight (kg) 57.9 (18.8) 53.9 (14.1) 0.45
Leg length (cm) 80.6 (5.8) 81.9 (18.3) 0.76
BMI (kg/m2) 21.9 (5.5) 22.3 (3.6) 0.65
Proportion overweight or obese 7/20 5/20  
    Overweight 4/20 4/20 1.00
    Obese 3/20 1/20 0.29
Self-rated fitness    
    Very good 6/20 7/20 0.74
    Good 10/20 5/20 0.10
    Average 3/20 8/20 0.08
    Poor 1/20 0/20 0.31
    Very poor 0/20 0/20 1.00
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD). Statistical significance assessed using independent t-tests for continuous variables, and chi-square test for proportions. Overweight and obesity status determined using WHO Growth Charts [8].
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