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Table 2 Physical activity and sedentary behavior according to perceived health status. Legend: Gender- and school grade-adjusted means of daily values and 95 % Confidence intervals

From: Objectively measured sedentary behavior and physical activity of Finnish 7- to 14-year-old children– associations with perceived health status: a cross-sectional study

  Perceived health status     
  Excellent   Good/Fair/Poor   
  mean 95 % CI mean 95 % CI p-value
Breaks in SB (number/day) 46.6 45.7-47.5 44.3 43.1-45.5 0.003
Steps (number/day) 13272 12996-13549 12448 12086-12810 0.001
SB (min/day) 429.5 423.7-435.4 450.1 442.5-457.7 <0.001
Standing still (min/day) 75.6 73.7-77.6 72.6 70.1-75.1 0.068
Light PA (min/day) 145.5 143.5-147.5 142.4 139.8-145.1 0.074
MVPA (min/day) 153.7 150.7-156.7 146.5 142.7-150.4 0.005
  1. CI Confidence interval
  2. MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity
  3. PA physical activity
  4. SB sedentary behavior