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Table 4 PA, MVPA and less sedentary behaviour by gender (Boys n = 3,453, Girls n = 3,320)

From: Predictors of physical activity and sedentary behaviours among 11-16 year olds: Multilevel analysis of the 2013 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study in Wales

   Physical activity MVPA Sedentary behaviour
   Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls
   (n = 3,342) (n = 3,157) (n = 3,176) (n = 3,040) (n = 3,388) (n = 3,188)
Individual level variables Age 0.92
(0.88 - 0.97)
0.82
(0.78 - 0.87)
1.12
(1.06 - 1.18)
1.09
(1.02 - 1.16)
1.32
(1.22 – 1.43)
1.46
(1.36 – 1.56)
  Active travel 1.13
(0.97 - 1.32)
1.25
(1.05 - 1.49)
1.05
(0.88 - 1.25)
0.97
(0.77 - 1.21)
1.17
(0.91 - 1.50)
1.21
(0.97 – 1.51)
  Ethnicity 1.05
(0.85 - 1.38)
0.92
(0.66 - 1.28)
0.83
(0.60 - 1.16)
0.64
(0.40 – 1.02)
0.84
(0.58 - 1.27)
1.00
(0.68 - 1.48)
  FAS 1.11
(1.08 - 1.15)
1.13
(1.10 - 1.18)
1.13
(1.09 - 1.17)
1.20
(1.14 - 1.25)
0.99
(0.95 - 1.04)
0.97
(0.93 - 1.01)
School level variables FSM 0.99
(0.98 - 1.00)
0.99
(0.98 - 1.01)
0.99
(0.98 - 1.00)
0.98
(0.96 - 1.00)
1.04
(1.02 – 1.06)
1.02
(1.00 – 1.04)
  Lunch break duration 0.98
(0.82 - 1.18)
0.86
(0.65 - 1.13)
1.01
(0.83 - 1.24)
1.17
(0.83 - 1.63)
0.67
(0.47 – 0.96)
0.65
(0.48 – 0.88)
  PE time 0.9
(0.88 - 1.04)
1.04
(0.92 - 1.17)
1.00
(0.91 - 1.10)
1.07
(0.93 - 1.23)
1.18
(1.01 - 1.37)
0.99
(0.87 - 1.12)
  Policy 0.88
(0.75 – 1.03)
1.07
(0.84 - 1.38)
1.00
(0.83 - 1.19)
1.16
(0.87 - 1.56)
1.33
(0.99- 1.79)
0.82
(0.63 - 1.07)
  Facilites 1.01
(0.99 - 1.02)
1.02
(0.99 - 1.04)
0.99
(0.98 - 1.01)
1.01
(0.98 - 1.03)
1.03
(1.00 - 1.06)
1.02
(1.00 - 1.04)
ICC – level 1 variables 0.02 0.02 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04
ICC – Level 1 & 2 variables 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.01
  1. FAS Family Affluence Score, FSM Free school meal eligibility, PE time Physical Education time, ICC Intraclass Correlation Coefficient. Bold values signify significant findings P < 0.05