Table 2

Descriptive characteristics of the study sample depicted across urban design

VariablesTotalGridFractured gridCurvilinear
Sampled schools3061014
Total sample33195100136
Boys166455368
Girls165504768
Age 1070162529
Age 1191322237
Age 1285272632
Age 1364132328
Age 14217410
Mean age (SD; Min,Max)11.6 (1.1; 10,14)11.6 (1.1; 10,14)11.5 (1.2; 10,14)11.63 (1.2; 10,14)
Mean body mass index (SD; Min,Max)19.9 (4; 13.4,35.9)19.8 (4.2; 14,35.9)20.3 (4.2; 13.4,34.3)19.7 (3.7; 14.2,33.8)
Mean accelerometer Wear-time/day (SD; Min,Max)796.3 (51.1; 653.3,930.2)794 (53.1; 680.8,930.2)797 (53.3; 653.3,915)797.3 (48.1; 684.5,910.6)
Mean MVPA/day (SD; Min,Max)71.2 (31.8; 8,234.5)72.8 (33.7; 8,178.1)67.3 (32.9; 13.3,234.5)73.1 (29.4; 16.6,182)
Mean SB/day (SD; Min,Max)540.2 (64.8; 317.4,691.3)537.8 (68.9; 317.4, 682.6)546 (70.5; 344, 691.3)537.3 (57; 379.7,663.4)
Mean LPA/day (SD; Min,Max)184.7 (38.9; 92.5,311.6)183.3 (39.1; 104.4,282.5)183 (40.9; 92.5,311.6)187 (37.4; 98 294.6)
  • Accelerometer wear-time, MVPA, SB and LPA values are expressed in minutes.

  • LPA, light physical activity; Max, maximum; Min, minimum; MVPA, moderate to vigorous physical activity; SB, sedentary behaviour.