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Table 2 Physical activity level and sedentary time at baseline and follow-up for the two groups

From: Children’s physical activity level and sedentary behaviour in Norwegian early childhood education and care: effects of a staff-led cluster-randomised controlled trial

  Intervention group Control group    
Baseline (n = 64) Follow-up (n = 60) Baseline (n = 47) Follow-up (n = 41) Adjusted ∆ diff (95 ± CI)a Partial eta squared (ηp2) P-valueb
Wear days 4.3 (0.8) 4.0 (1.1) 4.4 (0.8) 3.9 (1.2) 0.5 (−0.1, 1.0)   0.09
Wear time (min/day) 451 (36) 455 (42) 459 (39) 453 (48) 82 (− 8133)   0.06
Total PA level (CPM) 818 (243) 1118 (272) 807 (210) 989 (273) 118 (8228) 0.045 0.03
Light PA (Min/day) 160 (26) 171 (24) 168 (24) 167 (23) 13 (4,23) 0.07 < 0.01
MVPA (min/day) 58 (20) 74 (24) 58 (21) 66 (23) 10 (3,18) 0.07 0.01
Mod PA (min/day) 45 (15) 54 (16) 46 (17) 50 (16) 8 (2,13) 0.08 < 0.01
Vig PA (min/day) 13 (7) 20 (9) 12 (5) 16 (8) 2.7 (−1,6) 0.02 0.1
Steps per day 6652 (1421) 9063 (1681) 7365 (1601) 7956 (2148) 1909 (1130,2688) 0.2 < 0.01
Sed time (min/day) 265 (39) 210 (34) 264 (55) 218 (34) −14 (−27,-1) 0.04 0.04
  1. Values are mean SD, PA physical activity, CPM counts per minute, Mod moderate, Vig vigorous, Sed sedentary
  2. aAll variables were adjusted for their respective baseline value, age, wear time and gender
  3. b The adjusted delta differences between groups is significant at the 0.05 level