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Table 1 Participant characteristics and descriptive statistics

From: Impact of activity outcome and measurement instrument on estimates of youth compliance with physical activity guidelines: a cross-sectional study

  Total Boys Girls
N 69 44 25
 Age (Years) 12.0 (2.2) 12.2 (2.3) 11.6 (2.0)
 Height (cm) 155.9 (15.3) 158.6 (17.4) 151.1 (9.3)
 Weight (kg) 47.0 (15.2) 49.3 (16.9) 43.1 (10.9)
 Mean Daily Valid Minutes 824.1 (136.1) 819.2 (146.3) 832.7 (115.9)
BMI 18.9 (3.0) 19.0 (3.0) 18.6 (3.2)
 Normal weight; n (%) 54 (78.3 %) 35 (50.7 %) 19 (27.5 %)
 Overweight; n (%) 14 (20.3 %) 8 (11.6 %) 6 (8.7 %)
 Obese; n (%) 1 (1.4 %) 1 (1.4 %) 0 (0.0 %)
MVPA minutes/day    
 AG 120.7 (51.9)a 114.5 (51.0)a 131.6 (51.7)
 SWA 155.4 (93.2) 161.4 (88.8) 144.7 (100.0)
Step counts/day    
 AG 11,557 (4059)b 11,580 (4122)b 11,515 (3958)b
 SWA 9930 (4456) 10,095 (4751) 9639 (3877)
Total measurement days 476 304 172
  1. Abbreviations AG ActiGraph (Wrist-worn GT3X+), BMI Body Mass Index, MVPA Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA), SWA SenseWear Armband (Mini)
  2. Note: Values in parentheses indicate standard deviations unless otherwise noted
  3. aindicates significant differences between AG and SWA for MVPA minutes/day
  4. bindicates significant differences between AG and SWA for Step counts/day