Associations between children's socioeconomic status, weight status, and sex, with screen-based sedentary behaviours and sport participation.

@article{Fairclough2009AssociationsBC,
  title={Associations between children's socioeconomic status, weight status, and sex, with screen-based sedentary behaviours and sport participation.},
  author={Stuart J Fairclough and Lynne Boddy and Allan F Hackett and Gareth Stratton},
  journal={International journal of pediatric obesity : IJPO : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={299-305}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective was to study associations between socioeconomic status (SES), weight status, and sex, with children's participation in sedentary behaviours and sport. METHODS Children (aged 9-10 years; n = 6,337) completed a questionnaire to establish how long they spent in sedentary behaviours and sport participation during week days and weekend days. Height and weight were measured to calculate body mass index. Associations between dependent and independent variables were… CONTINUE READING

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