Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Prevalence of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviours Relative to Obesity among Adolescents from Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia: Rural versus Urban Variations

Table 1

Mean ± SD of the main dependent variables for the total sample and sub-samples.

VariableUrbanRural farmRural desertWhole group
Male
𝑛 = 3 7 1
Female
𝑛 = 3 3 3
Male
𝑛 = 2 0 7
Female
𝑛 = 1 8 9
Male
𝑛 = 8 5
Female
𝑛 = 8 5
Male
𝑛 = 6 6 3
Female
𝑛 = 6 0 7

Age 1 7 . 0 3 ± 1 . 0 2 1 6 . 7 8 ± 1 . 2 1 1 7 . 1 3 ± 1 . 2 5 1 7 . 5 0 ± 1 . 2 1 1 7 . 1 5 ± 1 . 0 4 1 7 . 2 4 ± 1 . 3 5 1 7 . 0 8 ± 1 . 1 0 1 7 . 0 7 ± 1 . 2 7
Weight70.08 ± 21.6260.47 ± 20.0363.31 ± 18.3754.12 ± 15.5169.10 ± 20.0562.23 ± 18.8367.76 ± 20.6258.74 ± 18.80
Height168.6 ± 7.41154.91 ± 9.00166.86 ± 6.61153.75 ± 8.02167.29 ± 6.07154.16 ± 5.74167.86 ± 7.02154.44 ± 8.32
BMI24.58 ± 7.1826.35 ± 21.8422.67 ± 6.1623.89 ± 2024.59 ± 6.6626.00 ± 6.8423.97 ± 5.76425.54 ± 19.83
Abdominal Circumference78.73 ± 16.8782.47 ± 15.0273.90 ± 14.1578.58 ± 12.6576.36 ± 13.9181.89 ± 15.2476.85 ± 15.7981.17 ± 14.44
Time spent on TV2.60 ± 1.812.28 ± 1.672.29 ± 1.622.71 ± 1.972.48 ± 2.133.63 ± 2.202.49 ± 1.802.60 ± 1.90
Time spent on computer2.58 ± 2.023.57 ± 2.452.34 ± 2.052.98 ± 2.291.96 ± 2.262.12 ± 2.092.43 ± 2.073.19 ± 2.40
Total METs min/week (vigorous)1780 ± 2037112 ± 761653 ± 2066176 ± 4101286 ± 144864 ± 411678 ± 1987125 ± 232
Total METs min/week (moderate)702 ± 772475 ± 409740 ± 841696 ± 584368 ± 358540 ± 394676 ± 769564 ± 490

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