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Table 4 The number 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  
  Meeting 0# or 1 guideline (n = 41) Meeting 2 guidelines (n = 170) Meeting 3 guidelines (n = 37) 2–1 3–1 3–2 P for trend
TEC total* 8.34 (7.09, 9.58) 9.70 (9.16, 10.24) 10.11 (9.21, 11.02) 1.37 (0.34, 2.39), p = 0.01 1.78 (0.27, 3.29), p = 0.02 0.41 (−0.40, 1.22), p = 0.30 0.034
ToM total 2.10 (1.68, 2.52) 2.29 (2.04, 2.53) 2.57 (2.33, 2.82) 0.19 (−0.37, 0.74), p = 0.49 0.47 (−0.08, 1.02), p = 0.09 0.29 (0.03, 0.55), p = 0.03) 0.095
  1. Findings are from linear regression models adjusted for child age, sex, vocabulary, suburb-level socio-economic status & childcare-level clustering
  2. TEC Test of Emotion Comprehension, ToM Theory of Mind
  3. # n = 2 for 0 guidelines met; *n = 243