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Table 3 Physical activity related behavior of school children aged 6–12 years in Bahir Dar city northwest Ethiopia 2016, (n = 616)

From: Overweight/obesity among school aged children in Bahir Dar City: cross sectional study

Characteristics Number Percentage (%)
Form of transport used for going to school
 Walking 506 82.1
 Transportation 110 17.9
Sport activity
 Yes 157 25.5
 No 459 74.5
Number minutes at sport activity
  < 30 min 17 11.3
  ≥ 30 min 140 88.7
Extra home activity
 Yes 274 44.5
 No 342 55.5
Doing an extra home activity
  < 30 min 52 19.0
  ≥ 30 min 222 81.0
Computer game\mobile game
 Yes 58 9.4
 No 558 90.6
Time at computer\mobile game
  ≤ 60 min 45 77.6
  > 60 min 13 22.4
Watching Television
 Yes 527 85.6
 No 89 14.4
Time at television/day
  < 60 min 149 28.3
  ≥ 60 min 378 71.7
Performing moderate activity
 Yes 127 20.6
 No 489 79.4