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Table 2 Amount and proportion of time in MVPA across the eight settings, in total and by district

From: Spatial physical activity patterns among primary school children living in neighbourhoods of varying socioeconomic status: a cross-sectional study using accelerometry and Global Positioning System

  Total Low-SES High-SES  
n Median (IQR) n Median (IQR) n Median (IQR) p-value*
Amount of MVPA (in minutes) Home 83 57.3 (32.2 - 91.8) 38 66.3 (38.7 - 105.3) 45 47.2 (31.5 - 76.7) 0.806
Own school 83 121.5 (86.2 - 184.3) 38 125.2 (90.7 - 189.2) 45 118.3 (85.3 - 163.2) 0.160
Other school 83 13.0 (3.3 - 28.2) 38 10.8 (4.8 - 22.0) 45 16.2 (3.2 - 33.2) <0.001
Park 83 9.3 (1.5 - 29.5) 38 3.3 (0.5 - 12.8) 45 18.2 (5.3 - 48.7) <0.001
Sport 83 4.3 (0.3 - 21.3) 38 1.1 (0.3 - 22.5) 45 6.7 (0.3 - 20.3) <0.001
Street 83 90.5 (56.0 - 127.0) 38 69.3 (42.7 - 111.2) 45 102.8 (72.0 - 135.7) <0.001
Other 83 42.5 (24.7 - 78.7) 38 56.4 (30.5 - 93.5) 45 35.2 (20.2 - 64.8) 0.024
Outside 83 3.3 (0.0 - 19.5) 38 0.1 (0.0 - 10.5) 45 5.5 (0.0 - 30.0) <0.001
Proportion of time in MVPA (in %) Home 83 6.3 (4.8 - 9.3) 38 6.9 (5.1 - 9.3) 45 5.9 (4.7 - 8.5) 0.166
Own school 83 10.0 (8.1 - 13.4) 38 10.1 (8.1 - 13.4) 45 10.0 (8.2 - 13.1) 0.092
Other school 83 15.4 (7.1 - 23.8) 38 10.4 (6.4 - 19.4) 45 17.8 (10.7 - 25.0) <0.001
Park 79 17.3 (7.2 - 25.8) 35 16.5 (7.0 - 25.8) 44 18.2 (10.7 - 24.8) 0.601
Sport 78 15.4 (5.9 - 33.1) 35 16.7 (5.4 - 29.6) 43 14.2 (6.4 - 36.4) 0.493
Street 83 15.7 (11.7 - 19.7) 38 15.2 (10.5 - 18.3) 45 15.9 (12.9 - 19.7) 0.328
Other 83 11.1 (7.8 - 15.6) 38 12.6 (7.4 - 16.1) 45 10.6 (8.6 - 12.8) 0.111
Outside 51 8.4 (3.2 - 16.1) 22 4.5 (1.7 - 11.3) 29 11.7 (5.6 - 17.5) <0.001
  1. Bold: significant difference at p < 0.05
  2. *p-values are calculated from F-test based on Sattethwaite’s or Kenward-Roger approximation
  3. IQR interquartile range, MVPA moderate to vigorous physical activity