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Table 2 Student PA and health-related behavior survey

From: Needs assessment of school and community physical activity opportunities in rural West Virginia: the McDowell CHOICES planning effort

  5thGrade (%) 8thGrade (%)
  Boys Girls Boys Girls
Physically active for at least 60 minutes every day 34.6 29.6 34.9 14.3
Attends PE classes at least 5 times in an average week 36.1 35.7 69.9 61.6
Definitely will be physically active for at least 60 min tomorrow 33.6 38.8 51.9 24.7
Definitely will be physically active for at least 60 minutes per day during 5 days or more next week 25.0 34.0 33.3 17.8
Plays video/computer games for 3 or more hours on an average school day 43.5 42.8 39.8 41.7
Watches TV for 3 hours or more on an average school day 36.1 40.8 32.5 36.3
  1. Selected results (N = 442).