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Table 3 Amount and proportion of time in SB 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 SB (in minutes) Home 83 529.7 (255.0 - 798.5) 38 538.3 (333.0 - 683.3) 45 470.3 (226.8 - 846.5) 0.776
Own school 83 597.7 (509.0 - 731.7) 38 584.1 (477.2 - 724.7) 45 600.2 (533.3 - 749.2) 0.358
Other school 83 46.7 (4.7 - 87.3) 38 45.8 (25.2 - 82.3) 45 46.7 (2.0 - 89.2) 0.061
Park 83 15.7 (1.7 - 57.8) 38 6.0 (0.0 - 24.3) 45 47.7 (8.7 - 76.8) <0.001
Sport 83 8.5 (0.0 - 52.0) 38 7.1 (0.0 - 46.2) 45 10.2 (0.0 - 70.0) <0.001
Street 83 234.5 (173.3 - 378.2) 38 193.9 (123.2 - 313.5) 45 304.3 (207.5 - 397.0) 0.015
Other 83 206.5 (130.5 - 304.2) 38 216.0 (131.2 - 342.5) 45 198.3 (130.5 - 287.5) 0.011
Outside 83 26.5 (0.0 - 129.8) 38 16.2 (0.0 - 117.8) 45 34.3 (0.0 - 147.3) 0.901
Proportion of time in SB (in %) Home 83 60.0 (52.4 - 64.5) 38 59.1 (53.3 - 63.9) 45 61.4 (51.5 - 65.7) 0.775
Own school 83 51.7 (47.8 - 56.6) 38 50.7 (46.1 - 54.7) 45 52.8 (49.4 - 57.4) 0.664
Other school 81 41.2 (30.8 - 55.1) 38 48.4 (30.8 - 64.0) 43 38.0 (30.0 - 50.6) <0.001
Park 78 37.6 (25.9 - 52.2) 34 30.9 (18.5 - 55.7) 44 40.2 (28.0 - 51.2) 0.609
Sport 75 42.5 (21.3 - 62.4) 34 40.6 (21.3 - 56.8) 41 45.5 (22.2 - 69.4) 0.499
Street 83 46.0 (39.9 - 49.7) 38 45.2 (40.6 - 50.1) 45 46.0 (39.1 - 49.6) 0.975
Other 83 50.3 (43.4 - 58.0) 38 49.2 (42.8 - 55.9) 45 51.7 (45.7 - 58.8) 0.204
Outside 51 52.5 (42.0 - 68.2) 22 61.9 (48.9 - 75.2) 29 48.3 (42.0 - 61.8) <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, SB sedentary behaviour