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Table 2 Change in television viewing, physical activity and television-related food and beverage consumption (2004–6 to 2009–11)

From: Longitudinal associations between TV viewing and BMI not explained by the ‘mindless eating’ or ‘physical activity displacement’ hypotheses among adults

Categorical change variables Total
(n = 1068)
Men
(n = 384)
Women
(n = 684)
Change in TV viewing (hrs/day), n (%)
 Stable 643 (60.2) 213 (55.5) 430 (62.9)
 > 1 h increase 209 (19.6) 88 (22.9) 121 (17.7)
 > 1 h decrease 216 (20.2) 83 (21.6) 133 (19.4)
Change in LTPA, n (%)
 Stable 418 (39.1) 152 (39.6) 266 (38.9)
 > 1 h increase 353 (33.1) 113 (29.4) 240 (35.1)
 > 1 h decrease 297 (27.8) 119 (31.0) 178 (26.0)
Change in total TV-related FBC, n (%)
 No change 589 (55.2) 214 (55.7) 375 (54.8)
 Increased 188 (17.6) 61 (15.9) 127 (18.6)
 Decreased 291 (27.3) 109 (28.4) 182 (26.6)
Change in TV-related meals, n (%)
 No change 506 (47.4) 180 (46.9) 326 (47.7)
 Increased 210 (19.7) 68 (17.7) 142 (20.8)
 Decreased 352 (33.0) 136 (35.4) 216 (31.6)
Change in TV-related snacking, n (%)
 No change 451 (42.2) 158 (41.2) 293 (42.8)
 Increased 290 (27.2) 104 (27.1) 186 (27.2)
 Decreased 327 (30.6) 122 (31.8) 205 (30.0)
Change in TV-related soft drinks, n (%)
 No change 614 (57.5) 205 (53.4) 409 (59.8)
 Increased 161 (15.1) 64 (16.7) 97 (14.2)
 Decreased 293 (27.4) 115 (30.0) 178 (26.0)
Change in TV-related alcohol, n (%)
 No change 611 (57.2) 212 (55.2) 399 (58.3)
 Increased 241 (22.6) 79 (20.6) 162 (23.7)
 Decreased 216 (20.2) 93 (24.2) 123 (18.0)
  1. CDAH1 Childhood Determinants of Adult Health study (2004–06); CDAH2 Childhood
  2. Determinants of Adult Health study (2009–10); LTPA leisure-time physical activity, TV television, FBC food and beverage consumption