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Table 4 Total self-reported sedentary time based on different sets of sedentary activities and spearman correlation coefficients of their relationships with total objective sedentary time

From: Development of a questionnaire to assess sedentary time in older persons – a comparative study using accelerometry

  Total score all 10 items Best score with 6 items a Watching TV
Time (hours), mean (SD) 10.4 (3.5) 8.1 (3.0) 3.3 (1.5)
Correlation coefficient 0.35* 0.46* 0.22
  1. a Included activities were napping, reading, listening to music, watching TV, hobby, and talking with friends.
  2. * Statistically significant p < 0.05.