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Table 3 Descriptors for daily physical activity and sedentary behavior

From: Physical activity and sedentary behavior following pediatric burns – a preliminary investigation using objective activity monitoring

Parameter a (min∙day− 1) Boys (n = 12) Girls (n = 8) p-value b (Boys vs Girls)
Mean SD Range Mean SD Range
Wear time 756 69 649–897 741 64 676–841 .6302  
Total PA 317 54 247–412 284 19 255–310 .1165  
- Light PA 255 39 201–323 251 16 229–279 .7878  
- Moderate PA 41 13 22–63 24 7 15–35 .0034 *
- Vigorous PA 22 10 4–40 9 4 5–18 .0027 *
MVPA 63 23 28–99 33 10 24–53 .0028 *
SB 439 92 345–651 457 66 389–552 .6399  
  1. Abbreviations: PA physical activity, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, SB sedentary behavior, vs versus. *p < .005. a Obtained from accelerometry with epoch length 15 s (minutes per day: mean ± SD, range). b independent samples T-tests