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Table 2 Summary of Coefficients, Confidence Intervals, t-Values, p-Values, and Correlations for EPAO Subscales and Sedentary Time

From: Prevalence and influences of preschoolers’ sedentary behaviors in early learning centers: a cross-sectional study

Environment Type EPAO subscale B 95 % CI [lower bound, upper bound] t p Correlations
Zero-order Partial
Homea* Sedentary Opportunities −.43 [−1.1, .24] −1.58 .14 −.16 −.39
Sedentary Environment .96 [−.36, 2.40] 1.79 .10 −.28 .43
Portable Play Environment .12 [−1.95, 2.53] .23 .82 .59 .06
Fixed Play Environment .06 [−1.29, 1.25] .16 .87 .16 .04
Staff Behaviors 1.45 [−.17, 2.91] 2.38 .03 .62 .54
Centerb Sedentary Opportunities −.43 [−1.11, .05] −1.89 .06 −.22 −.23
Sedentary Environment .26 [−.14, .63] 1.64 .11 -.03 .20
Portable Play Environment .58 [−.37, 1.37] 1.97 .05 .20 .24
Fixed Play Environment −.32 [−1.14, .28] −1.02 .31 −.05 −.13
Staff Behaviors −.04 [−.25, .39] −.44 .66 −.19 −.06
FDKc* Sedentary Opportunities −.19 [−.32, −.06] −2.80 .01 −.17 −.25
Sedentary Environment .47 [.29, .83] 3.75 .00 .17 .32
Portable Play Environment .18 [−.26, .36] 1.21 .23 −.02 .11
Fixed Play Environment −.80 [−1.36, −.32] −3.08 .00 −.10 −.27
Staff Behaviors .12 [−.11, .20] 1.68 .10 −.04 .15
  1. Note. aModel accounts for 40.7 % of the variability in sedentary time (intercept = 14.35); bModel accounts for 5.9 % of the variability in sedentary time (intercept = 39.86); cModel accounts for 10.5 % of the variability in sedentary time (intercept = 44.97); * = significant model (p < .05); CI = confidence interval; EPAO = Environment and Policy Assessment and Observation; FDK = full-day kindergarten