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Table 3 The combination of guidelines met and social-cognitive development

From: Adherence to 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years and associations with social-cognitive development among Australian preschool children

  Mean (95% CI) for each group Mean (95% CI) difference between groups  
Physical Activity + Screen Time Meeting (n = 42) Not Meeting (n = 206) Meeting - Not Meeting p
TEC total* 10.04 (9.20, 10.88) 9.44 (8.79, 10.08) 0.60 (−0.29, 1.50) 0.171
ToM total 2.45 (2.23, 2.67) 2.27 (2.07, 2.47) 0.18 (−0.06, 0.43) 0.136
Physical Activity + Sleep Meeting (n = 205) Not Meeting (n = 43) Meeting - Not Meeting p
TEC total* 9.78 (9.22, 10.33) 8.42 (7.23, 9.60) 1.36 (0.31, 2.41) 0.014
ToM total 2.35 (2.11, 2.58) 2.07 (1.66, 2.48) 0.28 (−0.25, 0.81) 0.278
Sleep + Screen Time Meeting (n = 41) Not Meeting (n = 207) Meeting - Not Meeting p
TEC total* 10.13 (9.31, 10.96) 9.42 (8.78, 10.06) 0.71 (−0.15, 1.57) 0.100
ToM total 2.51 (2.25, 2.77) 2.26 (2.06, 2.45) 0.25 (−0.002, 0.50) 0.052
  1. Findings are from linear regression models adjusted for child age, sex, vocabulary, suburb-level socio-economic status & childcare-level clustering
  2. SES socio-economic status, TEC Test of Emotion Comprehension, ToM Theory of Mind, TPA total physical activity
  3. *n = 243