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Table 2 Provider-perceived daily activity requirements for infants and toddlers

From: Assessing care providers’ perceptions and beliefs about physical activity in infants and toddlers: baseline findings from the Baby NAP SACC study

Perceived daily activity requirements Number of providers (%)
For infants1 For toddlers2
1-15 minutes 27 (14.7) 0 (0)
16-30 minutes 47 (25.5) 19 (10.1)
31-45 minutes 40 (21.7) 32 (16.9)
46-60 minutes 34 (18.5) 52 (27.5)
61-90 minutes 17 (9.2) 30 (15.9)
91-120 minutes 6 (3.3) 30 (15.9)
121-150 minutes 13 (7.1) 26 (13.8)
  1. 1184 infant care providers answered the question: “How many minutes of physical activity should infants 0-12 months of age get each day?”; 2189 toddler care providers answered the question: “How many minutes of physical activity should toddlers 12-24 months of age get each day?”.