Table 4

Summary of interview responses for low and high frequency cell phone users
Low frequency cell phone users High frequency cell phone users X2 df p
Total # of daily leisure activities identified* 58 58 6.791 1 0.009
 • # of physical activities 34 20
 • # of sedentary activities 24 38
Total # of leisure uses of cell phone identified* 37 69 19.214 8 0.014
 • # of participants indicating using cell phone for calling 13 6
 • # of participants indicating using cell phone for text messaging 12 16
 • # of participants indicating using cell phone for e-mail 2 1
 • # of participants indicating using cell phone for video games 1 8
 • # of participants indicating using cell phone for web browsing 1 6
 • # of participants indicating using cell phone for taking photographs 0 1
 • # of participants indicating using cell phone for Twitter 3 10
 • # of participants indicating using cell phone for Facebook 2 12
 • # of participants indicating using cell phone for other “apps” 2 9
Perceived relationship between cell phone use and physical activity* 9.6 2 0.008
 • # of participants indicating cell phone use is not related to physical activity 8 8
 • # of participants indicating cell phone uses increases physical activity 6 0
 • # of participants indicating cell phone uses decreases physical activity 2 8

*Indicates (p ≤ 0.05) a significant difference between groups.

Lepp et al.

Lepp et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:79   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-79

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