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Table 4 Estimated percentage change in adiposity markers associated with isotemporal substitutions between sedentary behavior and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity

From: Sedentary behavior patterns and adiposity in children: a study based on compositional data analysis

 Reallocation from SB to MVPAReallocation from MVPA to SB
1 h/week2 h/week1 h/week2 h/week
Percentage change(95% CI)Percentage change(95% CI)Percentage change(95% CI)Percentage change(95% CI)
Fat mass (%)
 Total SB−1.5(−3.3, 0.3)−2.8(−6.2, 0.6)1.7(−0.4, 3.8)3.6(−1.1, 8.3)
 Short sedentary bouts−1.2(−2.7, 0.4)−2.0(−5.1, 1.1)1.5(−0.3, 3.3)3.4(−0.3, 7.2)
 Middle sedentary bouts−2.9(−4.6, −1.2)−5.6(−8.7, −2.4)3.2(1.3, 5.2)6.9(2.8, 11.2)
 Long sedentary bouts−1.7(−3.4, 0.0)−3.1(−6.5, 0.4)2.1(0.3, 3.9)4.6(0.8, 8.6)
Fat mas index (kg/m2)
 Total SB−2.2(−4.5, 0.1)−4.2(−8.7, 0.3)2.6(−0.2, 5.4)5.6(−0.4, 11.6)
 Short sedentary bouts−1.2(−3.3, 0.8)−2.2(−6.0, 1.8)1.6(−0.6, 3.9)3.8(−1.0, 8.8)
 Middle sedentary bouts−3.4(−5.5, −1.2)−6.5(−10.4, −2.4)3.8(1.4, 6.3)8.2(2.9, 13.7)
 Long sedentary bouts−2.1(−4.3, 0.2)−3.8(−8.2, 0.8)2.5(0.2, 4.9)5.6(0.6, 10.9)
Visceral adipose tissue (cm2)
 Total SB−6.4(−9.8, −3.0)−11.9(−17.7, −5.6)7.8(3.5, 12.4)17.7(7.7, 27.7)
 Short sedentary bouts−2.6(−5.8, 0.6)−4.7(−10.6, 1.7)3.4(−0.2, 7.1)7.8(0.1, 16.1)
 Middle sedentary bouts−6.1(−9.2, −2.9)−11.5(−17.2, −5.5)7.0(3.2, 11.0)15.4(6.9, 24.6)
 Long sedentary bouts−3.1(−6.5, 0.3)−5.5(−12.0, 1.5)4.1(0.4, 7.9)9.3(1.5, 17.8)
  1. CI Confidence interval, MVPA Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, SB Sedentary behavior
  2. Bold values denote significant chance in adiposity status