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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 MVPA Reallocation from MVPA to SB
1 h/week 2 h/week 1 h/week 2 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