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Table 2 Baseline medians for physical activity and PedsQL scores by gender, age and parent education1

From: Cross-sectional analysis of physical activity in 2–4-year-olds in England with paediatric quality of life and family expenditure on physical activity

  Weekly expenditure on physical activity for 1–4 year old (£) PedsQL Physical Functioning (scale 0–100) PedsQL Psychosocial Functioning (scale 0–100)
Median (IQR) p-value2 Median (IQR) p-value2 Median (IQR) p-value2
Whole sample (n = 81) 13.4 (3.0–16.4) 93.8 (84.3–100) 86.5 (80.8–92.3)
Gender
 Male (n = 43) 9.4 (0.9–18.4)   93.8 (87.5–100)   86.5 (80.8–94.2)  
 Female (n = 38) 6.4 (3.0–14.8) 0.56 90.6 (82.3–96.88) 0.27 86.5 (78.9–92.3) 0.70
Age
 2 years old (n = 38) 9.0 (1.5–16.8)   92.2 (84.4–100)   86.5 (78.9–92.3)  
 3–4 years old (n = 43)3 7.2 (4.5–16.4) 0.62 93.8 (87.5–100) 0.60 88.5 (82.7–92.3) 0.27
Parent Education
 Degree (n = 59) 6.8 (3.3–15.7)   93.8 (87.5–100)   88.5 (80.8–92.3)  
 No degree (n = 22) 10.0 (2.3–17.3) 0.59 93.8 (81.3–100) 0.85 82.7 (78.8–90.4) 0.15
  1. 1 Table testing two study hypotheses by fitting mixed-effects linear regression models
  2. 2 p-value for the mean difference based on t-test
  3. 3 Ten children aged 4 years