Table 2

Correlations between sedentary behavior and physical activity variables.

Volume of SB

Bouts of SB

Breaks in Bouts of SB

TV

Computer

MVPA

Low Intensity PA


Volume of SB

-

.84

-.20

.08

.19

-.70

-.90

Bouts of SB

-

-.26

.05

.21

-.52

-.80

Breaks in Bouts of SB

-

-.02

-.11

-.03

-.77

TV

-

.15

-.06

-.07

Computer

-

-.15

-.18

MVPA

-

.31

Low Intensity PA

-


SB = sedentary behavior; MVPA = moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity; PA = physical activity.

All correlations were significant (P ≤ 0.05) except for the correlations between Breaks in Bouts of SB with MVPA and TV

Carson and Janssen BMC Public Health 2011 11:274   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-274

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