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Volume 8: No. 6, November 2011

ORIGINAL RESEARCH
Correlates of Sedentary Time and Physical Activity Among Preschool-Aged Children

Hours per Day Number of Participants
0 to <0.5 0
0.5 to <1.0 0
1.0 to <1.5 0
1.5 to <2.0 0
2.0 to <2.5 0
2.5 to <3.0 0
3.0 to <3.5 1
3.5 to <4.0 8
4.0 to <4.5 25
4.5 to <5.0 28
5.0 to <5.5 51
5.5 to <6.0 53
6.0 to <6.5 49
6.5 to <7.0 37
7.0 to <7.5 29
7.5 to <8.0 21
8.0 to <8.5 10
8.5 to <9.0 5
9.0 to <9.5 5
9.5 to <10.0 2
10.0 to <10.5 3
10.5 to <11.0 1
11.0 to <11.5 1
11.5 to <12.0 0

Figure 1. Child’s amount of sedentary time, KAN-DO Study, North Carolina, 2007-2009 (n = 329). Children’s mean (SD) amount of sedentary time was 6.1 (1.3) hours per day. Abbreviation: KAN-DO (Kids and Adults Now! Defeat Obesity).

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Minutes per Day Number of Participants
0 to <2.5 16
2.5 to <5.0 26
5.0 to <7.5 32
7.5 to <10.0 28
10.0 to <12.5 50
12.5 to <15.0 49
15.0 to <17.5 27
17.5 to <20.0 22
20.0 to <22.5 28
22.5 to <25.0 15
25.0 to <27.5 11
27.5 to <30.0 11
30.0 to <32.5 5
32.5 to <35.0 4
35.0 to <37.5 1
37.5 to <40.0 3
40.0 to <42.5 2
42.5 to <45.0 0
45.0 to <47.5 2
47.5 to <50.0 0
50.0 to <52.5 2
52.5 to <55.0 2
55.0 to <57.5 0
57.5 to 60.0 0

Figure 2. Child’s amount of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, KAN-DO Study, North Carolina, 2007-2009 (n = 336). Children’s mean (SD) amount of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity was 14.9 (9.5) minutes per day. Abbreviation: KAN-DO, Kids and Adults Now! Defeat Obesity.

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