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Table 3 Characteristics of participants

From: Context matters! sources of variability in weekend physical activity among families: a repeated measures study

Variable Mean ± SD or % Mean ± SD or % Mean ± SD or %
All (n = 7) Boy (n = 4) Girl (n = 3)
Target children
 Age (years) 10.4 ± 0.6 10.3 ± 0.8 10.6 ± 0.2
 Stature (cm) 146.4 ± 5.1 148.6 ± 5.2 143.5 ± 4.0
 Mass (kg) 34.8 ± 4.9 34.1 ± 5.6 35.7 ± 4.7
 BMI (kg/m2) 16.2 ± 1.8 15.4 ± 1.6 17.3 ± 1.7
 BMI Z-score −0.6 ± 1.0 −1.0 ± 1.1 −0.0 ± 0.6
Weight status (%)
 Normal weight 100 100 100
 Waist circumference (cm) 63.7 ± 4.7 66.0 ± 4.5 60.6 ± 3.3
 Maturity offset (years) −2.2 ± 1.0 −3.0 ± 0.5 −1.3 ± 0.3
 MVPA (mins∙day−1) 63.7 ± 33.4 72.5 ± 43.6 52.0 ± 11.85
Siblings All (n = 6) Boy (n = 4) Girl (n = 2)
 Age (years) 7.2 ± 0.7 7.2 ± 0.7 7.4 ± 1.0
 Stature (cm) 127.2 ± 5.4 126.3 ± 6.7 129.0 ± 1.5
 Mass (kg) 24.3 ± 5.2 24.8 ± 6.6 23.2 ± 1.8
 BMI (kg/m2) 14.9 ± 2.1 15.4 ± 2.5 13.9 ± 0.8
 BMI Z-score −0.9 ± 1.7 −0.8 ± 2.1 −1.3 ± 0.6
Weight status (%)
 Normal weight 83.3 75.0 100.0
 Overweight 16.7 25.0 0.0
 Waist circumference (cm) 59.4 ± 7.7 60.5 ± 9.7 57.2 ± 1.0
 Maturity offset (years) −4.5 ± 0.8 −4.9 ± 0.5 −3.7 ± 0.6
 MVPA (mins∙day−1) 119.1 ± 41.9 124.6 ± 52.5 108.1 ± 12.7
Parent   Male (n = 5) Female (n = 7)
 Age (years)   41.7 ± 2.8 40.3 ± 5.2
 Stature (cm)   179.0 ± 9.8 164.2 ± 3.9
 Mass (kg)   84.2 ± 11.4 65.8 ± 16.6
 BMI (kg/m2)   26.5 ± 4.8 24.5 ± 6.3
Weight status (%)
 Normal weight   60.0 71.4
 Overweight   20.0 0.0
 Obese   20.0 28.6
 MVPA (mins∙day−1)   171.5 ± 110.9 130.8 ± 56.2