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Table 2 Results of the multiple linear regression analysis with PA levels and ST as the dependent variables and weight categories, age and sex as independent variables

From: Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in children with overweight, obesity and morbid obesity: a cross-sectional analysis

  Overall p value between weight categories OB vs OV
B (95% CI) P
MO vs OV
B (95% CI) P
MO vs OB
B (95% CI) P
Sex (B vs G)
B (95% CI) P
Age (per year)
B (95% CI) P
Total PA, CPM .022 −53 (− 134, 28) .195 65 (− 28, 158) .170 118 (34, 202) .006 132 (63,201) < .001 − 46 (− 57, − 35) < .001
ST, min/day .057 2 (−40, 45) .917 −49 (− 98, 0) .050 −51 (− 95, − 7) .024 − 20 (− 56, 17) .287 18 (12, 23) < .001
ST % per day .029 1 (− 1, 4) .385 −3 (− 6, 0) .095 −4 (− 7, − 1) .008 −3 (− 5, − 1) .016 2 (1, 2) < .001
LPA, min/day .376 −9 (− 27, 10) .353 4 (− 17, 25) .702 13 (− 6, 32) .190 11 (− 5, 26) .164 −10 (− 12, − 7) < .001
LPA % per day .044 −1 (− 3, 2) .604 2 (0, 5) .074 3 (1, 5) .014 2 (0, 3) .104 −1 (− 2, − 1) < .001
MVPA, min/day .128 −5 (− 11, 1) .085 −1 (− 7, 7).980 5 (− 1, 11) .104 11 (6, 16) < .001 −1 (− 2, 0) .041
MVPA % per day .062 −1 (− 1, 0) .125 0 (− 1, 1) .489 1 (0, 2) .026 1 (1, 2) < .001 0 (−0.2, − 0,04) .008
Wear-time min/day .175 − 11 (− 54, 31) .599 −45 (− 94, 4) .073 −34 (− 78, 11) .140 2 (− 34, 39) .910 7 (1,13) .014
  1. Abbreviations: B unstandardized regression coefficient (corrected effect), OB Obesity, OV Overweight, MO Morbid Obesity, B Boys, G Girls, PA Physical activity, CPM Counts Per Minute, ST Sedentary time, LPA Light physical activity, MVPA Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Physical activity intensities are presented as mean minutes per day ± standard deviation or as percentages