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Table 3 Main associations between parental and peer variables and MVPA on weekdays and weekend days (mins/day)

From: Exploring associations between parental and peer variables, personal variables and physical activity among adolescents: a mediation analysis

  MVPA on weekdays MVPA on weekend days
τ, SE (95% CI) τ, SE (95% CI)
Parental variables
Parental co-participation in PA 0.025, 0.019 0.076, 0.041
(−0.012;0.062) (−0.004;0.156)
Parental logistic support for PA 0.035, 0.016 0.078, 0.035
(0.004;0.066)* (0.009;0.147)*
Parental praise of PA 0.015, 0.014 0.061, 0.032
(−0.012;0.042) (−0.002;0.124)
Parental control of PA −0.056, 0.027 −0.017, 0.063
(−0.109;-0.003)* (−0.140;0.106)
Parental concern about PA −0.180, 0.081 −0.075, 0.181
(−0.339;-0.021)* (−0.430;0.280)
Peer variables
Peer modeling of PA −0.016, 0.019 −0.011, 0.042
(−0.053;0.021) (−0.096;0.068)
Peer enjoyment of PA −0.131, 0.113 0.039, 0.244
(−0.352;0.090) (−0.439;0.517)
Peer interest in PA 0.036, 0.018 0.052, 0.039
(0.001;0.071)* (−0.024;0.128)
Peer encouragement of PA 0.086, 0.157 −0.342, 0.356
(−0.222;0.394) (−1.040;0.356)
  1. Analyses were adjusted for adolescents’ sex, maternal education, total accelerometer wear-time and days worn; MVPA, moderate- to vigorous physical activity; SE, standard error; CI, confidence interval; p < 0.1 (indicated in italic); *p < 0.05 (indicated in bold).