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Table 2 Daily ST, SCT and SCT percentages in total, on weekdays and at the weekend separated for weight status, migration background, and gender

From: High sedentary time in children is not only due to screen media use: a cross-sectional study

Weight status1 Normal weight2 Overweight/Obese3 Significance
n Mean (SD) % of ST n Mean (SD) % of ST Mean % of ST
Total ST 168 214.6 (86.3) 17 197.5 (88.4) p = 1.00
Total SCT 168 81.4 (54.5) 45.3 17 107.4 (58.5) 69.5 p = 0.19 p = 0.11
Weekday SCT 168 61.9 (50.7) 39.3 17 86.1 (57.5) 57.4 p = 0.48 p = 0.46
Weekend SCT 168 130.0 (77.8) 64.1 17 160.6 (72.7)a 115.3 p = 0.32 p = 0.04*
SCT <1hb 70 41.7 5 29.4 p = 0.00**
SCT < 2hc 142 84.5 11 64.7 p = 0.00**
Weight status1 Normal weight2 Underweight4 Significance
n Mean (SD) % of ST n Mean (SD) % of ST Mean % of ST
Total ST 168 214.6 (86.3) 13 206.1 (108.5) p = 1.00
Total SCT 168 81.4 (54.5) 45.3 13 45.8 (34.1) 27.5 p = 0.01* p = 0.04*
Weekday SCT 168 61.9 (50.7) 39.3 13 30.0 (36.7) 19.6 p = 0.01* p = 0.02*
Weekend SCT 168 130.0 (77.8) 64.1 13 85.4 (53.2)a 54.3 p = 0.06 p = 0.38
SCT <1hb 70 41.7 9 69.2 p = 0.00**
SCT < 2hc 142 84.5 13 100 p = 0.00**
Migration background Migration background5 No migration background Significance
n Mean (SD) % of ST n Mean (SD) % of ST Mean % of ST
Total ST 48 238.1 (79.3) 147 203.3 (88.3) p = 0.02*
Total SCT 48 107.6 (57.9) 51.0 147 72.7 (51.7) 44.9 p = 0.00** p = 0.06
Weekday SCT 48 82.8 (57.3) 43.8 147 55.3 (48.2) 38.6 p = 0.08 p = 0.25
Weekend SCT 48 169.4 (75.6)a 69.2 147 116.3 (73.9) 67.1 p = 0.00** p = 0.02*
SCT <1hb 12 25.0 71 48.3 p = 0.00**
SCT < 2hc 31 64.6 132 89.9 p = 0.00**
Gender Boys Girls Significance
n Mean (SD) % of ST n Mean (SD) % of ST Mean % of ST
Total ST 87 184.8 (78.4) 111 234.4 (88.7) p = 0.00**
Total SCT 87 82.5 (49.3) 53.2 111 80.3 (59.0) 40.7 p = 0.57 p = 0.02*
Weekday SCT 87 63.7 (45.8) 45.4 111 60.5 (55.7) 35.1 p = 0.27 p = 0.06
Weekend SCT 87 129.3 (73.5)a 78.3 111 130.0 (80.1) 59.7 p = 0.73 p = 0.07
SCT <1hb 31 35.6 53 47.7 p = 0.02*
SCT < 2hc 74 85.1 92 82.9 p = 0.16
  1. **significant (p < 0.01); *significant (p < 0.05); asignificantly more SCT at the weekend (p < 0.01); baccording to to Rütten & Pfeifer, 2016; caccording to Tremblay et al., 2016; 1Body mass index percentiles by Kromeyer-Hausschild et al., 2001; 2 > 10 ≤ 90 body mass index percentiles on the basis of Kromeyer-Hausschild et al., 2001; 3 > 90 body mass index percentiles on the basis of Kromeyer-Hausschild et al., 2001; 4 ≤ 10 body mass index percentiles on the basis of Kromeyer-Hausschild et al., 2001; 5defined as having at least one parent who was born abroad or having a parent who spoke to their child in a foreign language during the first three years of their life