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Table 1 Mean times (hours) spent standing and sitting and mean daily step counts and sit/stand transitions

From: Weekday and weekend patterns of objectively measured sitting, standing, and stepping in a sample of office-based workers: the active buildings study

  Average daily mean (SD) Average weekday mean (SD) Average weekend day mean (SD) Difference between weekday and weekend (Paired t-test; n = 146)
Time spent standing 4.1 (1.4) 4.1 (1.8) 4.3 (1.7) 0.2 hours
(24 hour period) N = 162 N = 164 N = 146 p = 0.308
Time spent sitting 10.6 10.6 (2.1) 10.6 (2.5) 0 hours
(0700 to 2300) N = 162 N = 164 N = 146 p = 0.137
Step counts 9737 (3517) 9682 (3872) 9518 (4615) 164 steps
(24 hour period) N = 162 N = 164 N = 146 p = 0.369
Sit/stand transitions 52.2 (13.7) 54.2 (15.1) 50.1 (16.2) 4.1 transitions
(24 hour period) N = 162 N = 164 N = 146 P = 0.002