Table 4

Comparisons of time children spent participating in physical activity by school

School A

School B

Both


N = 46

N = 111

N = 153

Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

Watching television min/d *

102 (115)

18 (56)

43 (87)

In front of computer min/d *

107 (175)

6 (45)

37 (113)

Sitting on weekdays min/d

135 (144)

268 (672)

181 (413)

Sitting on weekends min/d *

43 (51)

61 (31)

47 (47)


*p-value < 0.05 comparing the two schools using the t-test

Merchant et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:1   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-1

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