Table 1

Descriptive characteristics of participants in each of the three cluster groups

Hi-Act/Low-Sed (n = 359)

Lo-Act/Med-Sed (n = 436)

Hi-Act/Hi-Sed (n = 157)


Variable

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD


Hours per day of TV

2.08

1.11

2.64

1.27

4.00

1.50


Hours per day of computer time

1.40

0.92

1.50

1.11

3.70

1.67


Hours per day using a phone or texting

0.84

0.72

0.74

0.79

2.42

1.92


Hours per day using a games console

1.45

0.90

1.45

1.03

3.74

1.67


Participation in sports clubs at school

1.45

0.92

0.68

0.61

1.31

0.98


Participation in sport clubs outside of school

1.55

0.98

0.64

0.64

1.16

0.99


Playing with friends near home

2.07

0.87

1.30

0.78

1.92

0.99


Playing in home or garden

2.06

0.80

0.91

0.59

1.50

1.01



Group characteristics

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD


Age (years)


BMI SDS

0.43

1.09

0.49

1.16

0.57

1.32


IMD Score

20.84

15.76

20.73

16.52

23.46

17.89



Female n (%)1

Male n (%)

Female n (%)

Male n (%)

Female n (%)

Male n (%)


Gender

178 (35.3)

178 (40.8)

255 (50.5)

174 (39.9)

71 (13.9)

84 (19.3)


1 % corresponds to percentage of each gender

Jago et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:59   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-59

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