Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Percentage of participants according to time spent in sedentary behaviors by sex inside each age groups

From: Sedentary behavior among Spanish children and adolescents: findings from the ANIBES study

  Male Children Female Children p (sex diff) Male Adolescents Female Adolescents p (sex diff)
< 2 h 2–4 h > 4 h < 2 h 2–4 h > 4 h   < 2 h 2–4 h > 4 h < 2 h 2–4 h > 4 h  
TV viewing
Weekdays 84.9 15.1 0.0 80.5 18.4 1.1 0.383 76.3 19.8 3.8 72.2 22.2 5.6 0.760
Weekend*† 45.2 49.2 5.6 37.2 48.8 14.0 0.090 40.5 45.8 13.7 39.7 46.6 13.7 0.994
Computer Games
Weekdays 97.6 2.4 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.152 89.8 9.4 0.8 93.1 5.6 1.4 0.588
Weekend*† 82.5 14.3 3.2 91.8 8.2 0.0 0.092 69.0 26.4 4.7 88.9 8.3 2.8 0.005
Console Games
Weekdays 96.8 2.4 0.8 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.261 93.5 6.5 0.0 97.2 1.4 1.4 0.270
Weekend*† 81.0 15.1 4.0 95.2 4.8 0.0 0.035 75.8 19.4 4.8 93.1 4.2 2.8 0.004
Internet (non-study)
Weekdays 95.2 4.0 0.8 94.1 4.7 1.2 0.928 84.4 10.9 4.7 75.0 20.8 4.2 0.162
Weekend*† 88.9 8.7 2.4 90.7 7.0 2.3 0.162 68.2 22.5 9.3 56.9 30.6 12.5 0.279
Internet (study reasons)
Weekdays 97.6 2.4 0.0 96.5 1.2 2.3 0.188 95.3 3.9 0.8 93.2 5.5 1.4 0.795
Weekend 99.2 0.8 0.0 98.8 1.2 0.0 0.778 93.8 5.5 0.8 86.3 12.3 1.4 0.203
Studying (without internet)
Weekdays 74.6 10.3 15.1 73.6 14.9 11.5 0.498 67.4 17.1 15.5 57.5 24.7 17.8 0.328
Weekend*† 80.2 19.8 0.0 77.0 20.7 2.3 0.225 77.5 20.2 2.3 78.1 15.1 6.8 0.216
  1. Sex, age and weekdays-weekend differences using Fisher’s exact test Bonferroni’s correction
  2. * p < 0.001 weekdays vs. weekend in children; † p < 0.001 weekdays vs weekend in adolescents