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Table 3 Results of the multiple linear regression analysis with PA levels and ST during week- and weekend days as 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 on weekday (CPM) .020 −41 (− 123, 40) .319 81 (− 13, 175) .091 122 (37, 208) .005 150 (80,219) < .001 −45 (− 56, − 34) < .001
Total PA on weekend day (CPM) .094 − 46 (− 159, 66) .419 84 (−46, 213) .203 130 (13, 247) .030 94 (−2, 190) .054 −50 (− 65, − 35) < .001
ST on weekday (min/day) .006 10 (−34, 53) .663 −62 (− 112, − 13) .014 −72 (− 117, − 27) .002 −22 (− 58, 15) .246 19 (13, 24) < .001
ST on weekend day (min/day) .393 19 (− 37, 75) .501 −21 (− 86, 44) .521 −40 (− 99, 18) .176 3 (− 45, 51) .895 17 (10, 25) < .001
LPA on weekday (min/day) .154 −9 (− 28, 10) .375 11 (− 11, 33) .329 19 (−.378, 39) .054 13 (− 3, 30) .102 −10 (− 13, − 8) < .001
LPA on weekend day (min/day) 0.982 −1 (− 25, 23) .919 1 (− 26, 29).936 2 (− 23, 27) .853 8 (−13, 28) .456 −9 (− 12, − 6) < .001
MVPA on weekday (min/day) .331 −4 (− 10, 2) .205 −1 (− 7, 7) .981 4 (−3, 10) .234 11 (6, 16) < .001 −1 (− 2, − 0,4) .063
MVPA on weekend day (min/day) .136 −6 (− 14, 2) .117 1 (−8, 10) .837 −34 (− 78, 11) .140 9 (3, 16) .006 −1 (− 2, 0.07) .068
  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 percentage