Table 1

Contribution of categories of physical activity among girls and boys by age and socioeconomic status (mean minutes per week; and mean percentage contribution to total weekly physical activity)
All physical activity Sport Active travel Active play Walking Cycling Domestic activity
Mins Mins % Mins % Mins % Mins % Mins % Mins %
Boys (n) All (668) 1,229 201 16 71 6 574 48 225 17 144 12 13 1
Age group (n) 5-6 yrs (123) 1,035 85 8 54 6 665 63 141 13 85 9 6 1
7-8 yrs (118) 1,083 147 15 66 6 597 55 134 12 131 12 9 1
9-10 yrs (131) 1,201 204 15 52 5 605 52 155 12 172 15 13 1
11-12 yrs (118) 1,204 204 19 91 7 543 44 203 18 147 12 16 1
13-15 yrs (178) 1,498 313 20 88 6 495 34 408 27 173 11 20 1
Girls (n) All (442) 1,121 118 10 66 6 599 53 249 23 68 5 21 2
Age group (n) 5-6 yrs (97) 1,079 40 4 70 7 732 67 149 15 80 7 8 1
7-8 yrs (93) 1,083 86 9 62 6 745 67 125 13 46 4 18 2
9-10 yrs (93) 1,086 118 10 43 5 594 54 226 23 93 7 13 1
11-12 yrs (74) 1,117 129 12 81 8 474 43 314 28 88 7 31 2
13-15 yrs (85) 1,255 231 16 79 7 403 32 468 38 35 3 39 4
Boys (n) All (668) 1,229 201 16 71 6 574 48 225 17 144 12 13 1
IMD quintile (n) Least deprived (118) 1,059 212 20 59 6 457 44 217 20 103 9 11 1
Q2 (109) 1,269 314 22 67 6 524 44 210 16 139 11 15 1
Q3 (136) 1,211 153 13 87 7 589 50 225 18 148 12 9 1
Q4 (139) 1,222 178 14 68 5 601 52 187 14 170 13 18 1
Most deprived (166) 1,345 178 12 73 5 656 51 271 18 152 13 14 1
Girls (n) All (442) 1,121 118 10 66 6 599 53 249 23 68 5 21 2
IMD quintile (n) Least deprived (82) 991 141 14 56 6 496 50 207 22 72 6 18 2
Q2 (75) 968 123 13 60 6 552 55 159 18 57 6 19 2
Q3 (82) 1,064 123 9 58 6 543 53 248 23 80 7 14 2
Q4 (86) 1,150 90 8 65 6 620 56 269 24 90 6 15 1
Most deprived (117) 1,331 116 8 84 7 727 54 323 26 49 3 33 3

Payne et al.

Payne et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:136   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-136

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