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Table 1 Data as regard the level of physical activity at baseline and follow-up.

From: A school-curriculum-based exercise intervention program for two years in pre-pubertal girls does not influence hip structure

  Intervention Control p-value
   Baseline data    
Numbers 42 43  
Age 7.7 (0.6) 7.9 (0.6) 0.08
Organized physical activity evaluated through questionnaire (hrs/w)    
   School curriculum 3.3 1.0 < 0.001
   Outside the school 0.7 (0.6) 1.4 (1.7) 0.009
   Total physical activity 4.0 (0.6) 2.4 (1.7) < 0.001
   Follow-up data    
Numbers 42 43  
Age 9.7 (0.6) 9.9 (0.6) 0.14
Organized physical activity evaluated through questionnaire (hrs/w)    
   School curriculum 3.3 1.0 < 0.001
   Outside the school 1.4 (1.4) 2.0 (2.1) 0.13
   Total physical activity 4.7 (1.4) 3.0 (2.1) < 0.001
   Accelerometer data    
Numbers 41 40  
Recording time per day (hours/day) 11.8 (1.4) 12.0 (1.3) 0.50
Mean activity/day (counts per minutes) 644 (192) 590 (121) 0.13
Moderate to vigorous activity (> 3 METs; min/day) 193 (47) 185 (37) 0.38
Vigorous activity (> 6 METs; min/day) 34 (15) 35 (13) 0.77
> 5000 counts per minutes/day 17.9 (9.9) 16.8 (8.5) 0.58
> 6000 counts per minutes/day 12.5 (7.6) 10.5 (6.2) 0.19
> 10,000 counts per minutes/day 2.6 (2.5) 1.0 (1.2) < 0.001
  1. Data presented as mean (SD).