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Table 1 Mean (1 standard deviation) patient characteristics

From: Tracking physical activity in different settings from late childhood to early adulthood in Germany: the MoMo longitudinal study

   LTPA (min./week) SCPA (min./week) OPA (days/week) OS index (min./week)
Indices – t 0
Overall   74.1 ± 98.0 218.6 ± 122.8 3.47 ± 1.82 292.7 ± 164.5
N = 924 N = 296 N = 947 N = 932
Sex boys 81.3 ± 107.0 231.1 ± 124.2 3.78 ± 1.80 312.4 ± 171.0
N = 438 N = 168 N = 447 N = 438
girls 67.3 ± 88.1 200.5 ± 118.6 3.15 ± 1.78 267.8 ± 151.2
N = 496 N = 128 N = 500 N = 494
Age young group 86.4 ± 104.5 112.6 ± 112.8 3.82 ± 1.75 199.0 ± 145.3
N = 116 N = 55 N = 117 N = 117
old group 72.9 ± 97.3 107.9 ± 135.0 3.43 ± 1.82 180.0 ± 179.6
N = 818 N = 241 N = 830 N = 815
SES low 64.5 ± 101.4 189.3 ± 107.1 3.29 ± 1.91 253.8 ± 134.6
N = 185 N = 39 N = 186 N = 184
middle 81.9 ± 100.6 224.6 ± 120.7 3.70 ± 1.76 306.5 ± 170.6
N = 485 N = 166 N = 494 N = 483
high 69.6 ± 89.8 222.0 ± 133.1 3.15 ± 1.78 291.6 ± 158.6
N = 262 N = 91 N = 265 N = 263
Indices – t 1
Overall   74.1 ± 93.5 222.2 ± 133.1 3.31 ± 1.86 296.3 ± 163.2
Sex boys 82.6 ± 102.1 250.5 ± 132.9 3.48 ± 1.85 333.1 ± 165.3
girls 64.2 ± 83.5 181.0 ± 122.6 3.15 ± 1.87 245.2 ± 147.2
Age young group 58.6 ± 87.2 134.4 ± 168.0 3.20 ± 1.79 193.0 ± 170.2
old group 74.6 ± 93.9 72.3 ± 5.4 3.32 ± 1.87 146.9 ± 162.3
SES low 64.2 ± 96.9 230.0 ± 109.3 3.22 ± 1.83 294.2 ± 146.4
middle 73.3 ± 89.4 231.5 ± 132.2 3.30 ± 1.88 304.8 ± 159.5
high 82.2 ± 97.0 199.0 ± 144.5 3.38 ± 1.88 281.2 ± 177.9
Indices – t 1 -t 0
Overall   −0.03 ± 128.46 −3.57 ± 155.65 0.16 ± 2.30* −3.6 ± 192.2*
Sex boys −1.34 ± 141.59 −19.37 ± 161.68 0.30 ± 2.31* −20.7 ± 206.4*
girls 3.05 ± 114.70 19.43 ± 143.84 0.00 ± 2.28 22.6 ± 167.7*
Age young group 27.89 ± 139.01* −21.84 ± 140.89 0.62 ± 2.10* 6.0 ± 183.0
old group −1.67 ± 127.16 35.67 ± 154.33 0.11 ± 2.32 33.1 ± 192.9*
SES low 0.27 ± 138.53 −40.70 ± 115.00* 0.07 ± 2.12 −40.4 ± 176.7*
middle 8.62 ± 125.98 −6.90 ± 151.05 0.40 ± 2.40* 1.7 ± 186.8
high −13.75 ± 124.12 22.96 ± 178.53 −0.23 ± 2.25* 10.4 ± 202.3*
  1. (*p < .05).
  2. SES socioeconomic status; LTPA – leisure-time PA; SCPA – sport club PA; OPA – overall PA.
  3. OS index – overall sports index. Only subjects with data for baseline and wave 1 were included in the analysis, and hence the number of subjects at t0 and t1 are the same.