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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of 85 participants

From: Virtual field trips as physically active lessons for children: a pilot study

Demographics All (N = 85) Active VFT (N = 40) Sedentary VFT (N = 45) p
Gender     
Male 58.8% (n = 50) 57.5% (n = 23) 60% (n = 27) 0.82
Female 42.2% (n = 35) 42.5% (n = 17) 40% (n = 18)  
Ethnicity     
White 56.5% (n = 48) 55% (n = 22) 57.8% (n = 26) 0.92
Asian 25.9% (n = 22) 30% (n = 12) 22.2% (n = 10)  
Black 5.9% (n = 5) 5% (n = 2) 6.7% (n = 3)  
Arab 2.4% (n = 2) 2.5% (n = 1) 2.2% (n = 1)  
Mixed 4.7% (n = 4) 2.5% (n = 1) 6.7% (n = 3)  
Other 2.4% (n = 2) 2.5% (n = 1) 2.2% (n = 1)  
Missing 2.4% (n = 2) 2.5% (n = 1) 2.2% (n = 1)  
BMI (kg÷ m 2 ) Mean (SD) 18.37 (3.42) 18.27 (3.77) 18.46 (3.13) *t(83) = −0.25, n.s
BMI Category     
Normal 71.8% (n = 61) 70% (n = 28) 73.3% (n = 33) 0.85
Overweight 8.2% (n = 7) 7.5% (n = 3) 8.9% (n = 4)  
Obese 20% (n = 17) 22.5% (n = 9) 17.8% (n = 8)  
Watched Olympics at official venue 8.6% (n = 7) 2.5% (n = 1) 13.3% (n = 6) 0.052
Watched Olympics on TV 83.5% (n = 71) 80% (n = 32) 86.7% (n = 39) 0.04
  1. Note: Pearson chi-squared tests used to assess VFT condition differences, *indicates independent samples t-tests.