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Table 2 Child baseline health-related characteristics

From: Development and pilot evaluation of a mobile app on parent-child exercises to improve physical activity and psychosocial outcomes of Hong Kong Chinese children

  Overall (n = 67) Users (n = 52) Non-Users (n = 15)  
mean (SD) mean (SD) mean (SD) p-value
IPAQ-SF
 Total physical activity level (MET-minutes/week) 2732.44 (2362.34) 2697.95 (2474.19) 2889.56 (1881.36) 0.828
 Time spent in vigorous and moderate activities (minutes/week) 282.86 (293.52) 285.78 (314.60) 270.91 (195.37) 0.882
CHQ-PF50
 Physical functioning 96.02(10.85) 96.9(8.55) 92.96(16.6) 0.218
 Role functioning - emotional/behavior 87.73(21.11) 89.1(19.12) 82.96(27.17) 0.325
 Role functioning - physical 95.27(13.55) 94.87(14.59) 96.67(9.34) 0.655
 Bodily pain 87.16(17.39) 87.50(16.19) 86.00(21.65) 0.771
 General behavior 76.21(16.63) 77.28(16.56) 72.50(16.88) 0.331
 Mental health 81.04(14.37) 82.12(11.13) 77.33(22.43) 0.437
 Self-esteem 70.09(13.21) 70.75(11.94) 67.78(17.21) 0.447
 General health perceptions 68.16(18.01) 69.09(17.47) 64.94(20.1) 0.437
 Parental impact: emotional 78.61(21.38) 79.65(20.17) 75.00(25.59) 0.463
 Parental impact: time 80.43(23.62) 81.2(22.28) 77.78(28.48) 0.625
 Family activities 81.03(23.05) 81.65(22.22) 78.89(26.47) 0.686
 Family cohesion 67.73(23.57) 68.82(23.14) 64.00(25.44) 0.490
 Physical Summary Score 53.19(7.69) 53.38(7.25) 52.53(9.32) 0.711
 Psychosocial Summary Score 49.21(9.28) 49.92(8.07) 46.77(12.66) 0.375
SDQ
 Emotional symptoms 1.88(1.99) 1.75(1.72) 2.33(2.74) 0.450
 Conduct problems 1.73(1.46) 1.62(1.33) 2.13(1.85) 0.230
 Hyperactivity/inattention 3.39(2.30) 3.35(2.14) 3.53(2.88) 0.784
 Peer relationship problems 2.39(2.01) 2.23(1.85) 2.93(2.46) 0.235
 Prosocial behavior 7.16(1.96) 7.19(2.02) 7.07(1.79) 0.829
 Total difficulties 9.39(5.25) 8.94(4.45) 10.93(7.4) 0.198
  1. CHQ-PF50 Child Health Questionnaire-Parent Form-50; IPAQ-SF International Physical Activity Questionnaire – Short Form; SDQ Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire