Table 2

Associations of the contributions of activity categories to total activity with age-group, or socioeconomic status
ANOVA (F)* ANOVA (p-value) Spearman’s (rho) Spearman’s (p-value)
Total minutes of physical activity by age-group (all, n = 1,110) 9.4 <0.001 0.176 <0.001
Total minutes of physical activity by age-group (boys, n = 668) 8.81 <0.001 0.253 <0.001
Total minutes of physical activity by age-group (girls, n = 442) 0.95 0.433 0.035 0.461
Contribution by age-group, % (all)
  Sport† 18.24 <0.001 0.219 <0.001
  Active travel 3.26 0.011 0.040 0.180
  Active Play† 59.75 <0.001 -0.417 <0.001
  Walking† 31.5 <0.001 0.257 <0.001
  Cycling 1.83 0.121 0.005 0.871
  Domestic activity† 2.45 0.045 0.096 0.001
Contribution by age-group, % (boys)
  Sport† 9.11 <0.001 0.206 <0.001
  Active travel 1.36 0.248 0.043 0.271
  Active Play† 29.17 <0.001 -0.385 <0.001
  Walking† 17.19 <0.001 0.228 <0.001
  Cycling 1.78 0.132 0.026 0.508
  Domestic activity 0.91 0.456 0.079 0.041
Contribution by age-group, % (girls)
  Sport† 8.33 <0.001 0.195 <0.001
  Active travel 2.12 0.077 0.032 0.504
  Active Play† 31.41 <0.001 -0.448 <0.001
  Walking† 20.61 <0.001 0.348 <0.001
  Cycling 2.82 0.025 -0.082 0.084
  Domestic activity† 2.67 0.032 0.134 0.005
Contributions in minutes by age-group (all)
  Sport† 19.51 <0.001 0.251 <0.001
  Active travel† 6.79 <0.001 0.089 0.003
  Active Play† 9.55 <0.001 -0.234 <0.001
  Walking† 37.74 <0.001 0.291 <0.001
  Cycling 2.5 0.041 0.025 0.416
  Domestic activity† 3.46 0.008 0.101 <0.001
Contributions in minutes by age-group (boys)
  Sport† 10.17 <0.001 0.262 <0.001
  Active travel† 4.61 0.001 0.117 0.002
  Active Play† 2.91 0.021 -0.168 <0.001
  Walking† 21.46 <0.001 0.269 <0.001
  Cycling 2.84 0.024 0.060 0.121
  Domestic activity 1.23 0.295 0.086 0.027
Contributions in minutes by age-group (girls)
  Sport† 8.9 <0.001 0.196 <0.001
  Active travel 2.66 0.032 0.039 0.408
  Active Play† 8.14 <0.001 -0.329 <0.001
  Walking† 22.13 <0.001 0.355 <0.001
  Cycling 1.8 0.128 -0.081 0.090
  Domestic activity† 3.08 0.016 0.136 0.004
Contribution by IMD, % (all)
  Sport† 10.36 <0.001 -0.191 <0.001
  Active travel 0.96 0.427 0.036 0.236
  Active Play 2.22 0.650 0.077 0.010
  Walking 1.6 0.173 -0.017 0.575
  Cycling 0.75 0.560 -0.066 0.029
  Domestic activity 0.67 0.611 -0.011 0.708
Contribution by IMD, % (boys)
  Sport† 7.41 <0.001 -0.195 <0.001
  Active travel 1.3 0.267 0.011 0.777
  Active Play† 2.79 0.026 0.102 0.009
  Walking 1.72 0.145 -0.074 0.057
  Cycling 1.14 0.334 -0.019 0.632
  Domestic activity 0.62 0.652 -0.049 0.205
Contribution by IMD, % (girls)
  Sport† 3.77 0.005 -0.193 <0.001
  Active travel 0.57 0.684 0.068 0.155
  Active Play 0.43 0.789 0.038 0.426
  Walking 1.44 0.219 0.066 0.168
  Cycling 1.38 0.241 -0.129 0.007
  Domestic activity 0.92 0.455 0.038 0.428
Contributions in minutes by IMD (all)† 5.38 <0.001 0.132 <0.001

†Significant at p < 0.05 for both ANOVA and spearman's.

*Degrees of freedom for all ANOVA tests is 4.

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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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