Table 2

Mean and SD for and percent waking time spent sedentary

Twenty-07 1950s
Employed
Twenty-07 1950s
Retired
Twenty-07 1930s
All
LBC1936
All
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
All members
 Overall58.311.262.210.368.210.962.510.4
Tenure
 Own or mortgage58.111.461.510.167.810.862.110.2
 Renting or other63.56.666.110.970.811.370.711.9
Car ownership
 No58.111.566.09.771.210.7
 Yes58.411.261.610.366.710.8
Lifetime social class
 I Professional57.413.360.59.762.511.260.310.1
 II Managerial59.510.261.610.468.811.562.910.0
 III Skilled non-manual56.111.264.19.768.39.460.710.5
 III Skilled manual60.114.766.212.669.410.065.710.8
 IV/V Semiskilled unskilled58.366.713.076.010.766.98.9
Highest achieved qualification education
 None54.713.962.611.471.610.064.811.7
 Basic58.511.064.19.966.111.462.510.2
 Degree/prof qualification59.110.860.110.468.910.261.710.1
Minimum school leaving age
 Stayed pass min age57.411.460.39.867.310.261.310.1
 Left minimum or earlier60.010.865.810.569.411.663.810.5
Parental social class
 I Professional60.711.858.49.969.77.766.57.2
 II Intermediate54.613.156.19.862.712.362.29.4
 III Skilled (manual and non-manual)59.610.163.510.269.45.062.59.6
 IV Partly skilled55.711.565.610.069.014.163.210.4
 V Unskilled62.311.063.38.868.615.860.311.8
Gender
 Male60.410.962.79.168.012.064.89.8
 Female54.810.861.911.068.510.060.110.5
SIMD overall
 <50 Percentile57.411.460.49.667.010.661.910.2
 >50 Percentile59.410.963.910.769.411.263.110.5
Carstairs score
 <50 Percentile57.711.860.49.566.811.160.99.6
 >50 Percentile59.110.463.810.869.611.664.210.9
Income
 >50 Percentile57.611.560.710.067.211.8
 <50 Percentile59.010.664.010.671.110.4
Subjective social position
 >50 Percentile59.511.060.29.366.410.6
 <50 Percentile57.211.564.511.069.311.4
  • LBC1936, Lothian Birth Cohort 1936; SIMD, Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation.