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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of 601 subjects used in analyses

From: Physical activity, cognition and academic performance: an analysis of mediating and confounding relationships in primary school children

Age
  Male Female Total
N M + SD Min + Max N M + SD Min + Max N M + SD Min + Max
School Year 3 91 7.74 ± 0.548 6.78, 8.75 96 7.65 ± 0.661 6.48, 9.25 187 7.69 ± 0.609 6.48, 9.25
School Year 4 103 8.68 ± 0.598 7.60, 9.86 105 8.76 ± 0.593 7.61, 9.89 208 8.72 ± 0.595 7.60, 9.89
School Year 5 106 9.62 ± 0.521 8.11, 10.8 100 9.77 ± 0.537 8.75, 10.8 206 9.70 ± 0.534 8.11, 10.8
Total 300 8.73 ± 0.942 6.78, 10.8 301 8.74 ± 1.05 6.48, 10.8 601 8.74 ± 0.995 6.48, 10.8
Ethnicity
  Male (n = 300) Female (n = 301) TOTAL (n = 601)
 Maori 17 (5.7%) 22 (7.3%) 39 (%6.5)
 Pacific Island 12 (4%) 13 (4.3%) 25 (4.2%)
 Asian 34 (11.3%) 65 (21.6%) 99 (16.5%)
 Other 8 (2.7%) 11 (3.7%) 19 (3.2%)
 NZ European 229 (76.3%) 190 (63.1%) 419 (69.7%)
 Total 300 (100%) 301 (100%) 601 (100%)
Decile
 Decile 3 23 (7.7%) 18 (6.0%) 41 (6.8%)
 Decile 4 7 (2.3%) 13 (4.3%) 20 (3.3%)
 Decile 5 14 (4.7%) 33 (11.0%) 47 (7.8%)
 Decile 6 42 (14.0%) 47 (15.6%) 89 (14.8%)
 Decile 7 44 (14.7%) 44 (14.6%) 88 (14.6%)
 Decile 8 61 (20/3%) 46 (15.3%) 107 (17.8%)
 Decile 9 46 (15.3%) 38 (12.6%) 84 (14.0%)
 Decile 10 63 (21.0%) 62 (20.6%) 125 (20.8%)
 Total 300 (100%) 301 (100%) 601 (100%)
School year
 Year 3 91 (30.3%) 96 (31.9%) 187 (31.1%)
 Year 4 103 (34.3%) 105 (34.9%) 208 (34.6%)
 Year 5 106 (35.3%) 100 (33.2%) 206 (34.3%)
 Total 300 (100%) 301 (100%) 601 (100%)