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Table 4 Overall, nursery and non-nursery day accelerometer sedentary time and physical activity overall and by gender

From: Association of diet in nurseries and physical activity with zBMI in 2–4-year olds in England: a cross-sectional study

  Counts per minute Minutes spent in physical activity, mean (SD) Proportion of time spent in physical activity, mean (SD)
Sedentary LPA MVPA Active time Sedentary LPA MVPA Active time
Overall
 Overall (n = 114) 567.30 (130.17) 494.75 (52.50) 121.32 (25.54) 22.23 (9.32) 143.55 (32.43) 77.47 (4.89) 19.02 (3.79) 3.50 (1.47) 22.52 (4.89)
 Girls (n = 54) 543.04 (122.11) 500.03 (44.14) 117.49 (26.17) 20.27 (7.73) 137.76 (31.67) 78.35 (4.84) 18.45 (3.94) 3.20 (1.26) 21.65 (4.84)
 Boys (n = 60) 589.14 (134.29) 490.00 (59.00) 124.77 (24.67) 24.00 (10.29) 148.77 (32.47) 76.69 (4.85) 19.54 (3.60) 3.77 (1.61) 23.31 (4.85)
Nursery day
 Overall (n = 113) 564.50 (160.25) 504.56 (63.32) 124.50 (33.36) 22.54 (12.16) 147.04 (43.17) 77.47 (6.09) 19.08 (4.64) 3.45 (1.80) 22.53 (6.09)
 Girls (n = 53) 535.98 (132.41) 512.28 (50.13) 118.82 (28.43) 20.04 (8.54) 138.85 (35.07) 78.64 (5.18) 18.27 (4.14) 3.09 (1.33) 21.36 (5.18)
 Boys (n = 60) 589.70 (178.67) 497.75 (72.78) 129.52 (36.69) 24.74 (14.34) 154.26 (48.37) 76.42 (6.66) 19.80 (4.97) 3.77 (2.09) 23.58 (6.66)
Non-nursery day
 Overall (n = 104) 566.21 (146.92) 481.07 (66.86) 115.40 (26.28) 21.50 (9.67) 136.89 (32.52) 77.70 (5.39) 18.76 (4.15) 3.54 (1.72) 22.30 (5.39)
 Girls (n = 47) 535.65 (136.42) 485.84 (55.51) 111.03 (29.10) 19.50 (9.01) 130.53 (34.54) 78.77 (5.32) 18.03 (4.39) 3.20 (1.52) 21.23 (5.32)
 Boys (n = 57) 591.40 (151.61) 477.15 (75.20) 119.00 (23.36) 23.14 (9.97) 142.14 (30.05) 76.83 (5.34) 19.36 (3.89) 3.82 (1.84) 23.17 (5.34)
  1. SD Standard Deviation, MVPA Moderate to vigorous physical activity, LPA Light physical activity
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