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Table 2 Partial correlation coefficients between daily sedentary behavior and physical activity

From: Association between objectively evaluated physical activity and sedentary behavior and screen time in primary school children

Variables Sedentary time (min/day) LPA (min/day) MVPA (min/day) VPA (min/day) Physical activity level
Sedentary time (min/day) −0.87*
LPA (min/day)
 Ambulatory −0.58* 0.49* 0.44* 0.24* 0.55*
 Non-ambulatory −0.81* 0.91* 0.18* −0.04 0.52*
 Total time −0.95* 0.34* 0.06 0.68*
MVPA (min/day)
 Ambulatory −0.41* 0.13* 0.90* 0.68* 0.74*
 Non-ambulatory −0.66* 0.53* 0.72* 0.26* 0.73*
 Total time −0.61* 0.34* 0.62* 0.89*
VPA (min/day)
 Ambulatory −0.24* 0.05 0.58* 0.97* 0.58*
 Non-ambulatory −0.26* 0.08 0.57* 0.82* 0.57*
 Total time −0.27* 0.06 0.62* 0.62*
Television and video viewing time (min/day) (n = 420) 0.02 −0.06 0.09 0.04 0.02
Time spent playing electronic games and using personal computers (min/day) (n = 419) 0.06 −0.06 −0.02 −0.03 −0.05
Total screen time (min/day) (n = 415) 0.05 −0.08 0.04 0.01 −0.02
  1. Adjusted variables: age, sex, body weight and wearing time
  2. LPA light physical activity, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, VPA vigorous physical activity
  3. * p < 0.05