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Table 1 Participants Characteristics (mean ± standard deviation)

From: Compliance with the Australian 24-hour movement guidelines for the early years: associations with weight status

  Total Sample (n = 202) Girls (n = 104) Boys (n = 98) p c
Age (months) 19.74 ± 4.072 19.76 ± 4.05 19.71 ± 4.12 0.884
BMI (kg/m2) 17.95 ± 1.64 17.78 ± 1.71 18.14 ± 1.56 0.427
BMI z-scores 0.07 ± 0.93 0.06 ± 0.98 0.08 ± 0.89 0.934
Total physical activity (min/day) 294.97 ± 59.03 289.98 ± 57.92 300.27 ± 60.02 0.109
Light physical activity (min/day) 237.65 ± 44.92 235.95 ± 45.14 239.45 ± 44.86 0.351
Moderate to vigorous physical activity (min/day) 57.32 ± 21.40 54.03 ± 18.42 60.82 ± 23.77 0.055
Sedentary time (min/day) 262.77 ± 60.16 271.18 ± 59.97 253.85 ± 59.37 0.025
Screen time (min/day) 76.38 ± 62.81 77.71 ± 71.98 74.97 ± 51.66 0.557
Sleep time (min/day)a 739.66 ± 73.96 731.18 ± 72.25 784.66 ± 75.05 0.126
Consistency of bedtime (standard deviation of average bedtime in min)b 44.71 ± 31.12 42.51 ± 23.42 47.05 ± 37.61 0.907
Consistency of wake up time (standard deviation of average wake up time in min)b 45.56 ± 36.42 47.53 ± 45.8 43.5 ± 22.71 0.410
Accelerometer wear time (min/day) 1297.40 ± 93.00 1292.34 ± 95.06 1302.78 ± 90.93 0.355
  1. BMI body mass index
  2. aincluding nap(s) time
  3. banalysis performed on a subsample of 173 toddlers with at least 2 days of accelerometers data
  4. cCompares genders with Two-Tailed T-test (BMI) or Mann Whitney U Test (all other variables
  5. Bold significant difference between boys and girls (p<0.05)