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Table 2 Child sample, MVPA at each time point and actual and perceived skills at age 5

From: More active pre-school children have better motor competence at school starting age: an observational cohort study

Sample MVPA Actual skill Perceived skill
Age Total Boys Girls Proportion of InFANT sample (n = 492) Minutes p/day Total (0–96) Locomotor (0–48) Object Control (0–48) Total (12–48) Locomotor (6–24) Object Control (6–24)
M (SD) N n (%) n (%) % M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
19.0 mths (2.2) 193 98 (50.8) 95 (49.2) 39.2 25.1 (9.4)
3.5 years (0.2) 118 53 (44.9) 65 (55.1) 24.0 42.5 (16.1)
5.0 years (0.1) 127 59 (46.5) 68 (53.5) 25.8 52.8 (17.9) 49.7 (9.7) 26.0 (5.5) 23.3 (6.1) 41.4 (4.7) 21.1 (2.3) 20.3 (2.9)