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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of all recruited children (n = 46) and children (N = 36) with 4 or more days of physical activity data, including 1 weekend day

From: Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour in children with bronchiectasis: a cross-sectional study

  N = 46 N = 36
Age 7.5 ± 2.6 years 7.7 ± 2.7 years
Male 63% (48.6–75.5) 61.1% (44.9–75.2)
Currently on Medication 60.9% (46.5–73.6) 63.9% (47.6–77.5)
 Inhaled steroids 21.7% (12.3–35.6) 22.2% (11.7–38.1)
 Bronchodilators 23.9% (13.9–37.9) 19.4% (9.8–35.0)
 Oral steroids 4.3% (1.2–14.5) 2.8% (0.5–14.2)
 Antibiotics 41.3% (28.3–55.7) 38.9% (24.8–55.1)
Number of doctors’ visits in the last 12 months
 < 5 times 26.1% (15.6–40.3) 30.6% (2.9–21.8)
 5–9 times 39.1% (26.4–53.5) 41.7% (27.4–57.8)
 10–20 times 23.9% (13.9–37.9) 22.2% (11.7–38.1)
 > 20 times 10.9% (4.7–23.0) 5.6% (1.5–18.2)
Single parent household 17.4% (9.1–30.7) 19.5% (9.8–35.0)
Average household income
 < 25,000 AUD 18.2% (10.7–33.2) 11.8% (4.4–25.3)
 26,000–50,000 AUD 10.9% (4.7–23.0) 16.7% (7.9–31.9)
 51,000–75,000 AUD 2.2% (0.4–11.3) 0%
 > 76,000 AUD 67.4% (53.0–79.1) 72.2% (56.0–84.2)
Families with a smoker 21.7% (12.3–35.6) 25.0% (13.8–41.1)