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Table 3 Linear mixed models for the difference between days attending FDC and days not attending FDC with differing levels of physical activity or steps taken as dependent variable

From: Physical activity in people with dementia attending farm-based dementia day care – a comparative actigraphy study

Minutes in sedentary activity
VariableEstimate of fixed effects95% CIp-value1
Farm-based2−25.84(−45.81, − 5.88)0.012
Gender27.13(−33.82, 88.09)0.37
Age−1.88(−6.44, 2.66)0.40
TUG4.40(−1.47, 10.28)0.13
Minutes in light activity
 Farm-based40.37(24.69, 56.05)< 0.001
 Gender36.96(−11.85, 85.78)0.132
 Age3.95(0.30, 7.59)0.035
 TUG−1.24(−5.95, 3.46)0.593
Minutes in medium activity
 Farm-based12.53(1.12, 23.95)0.032
 Gender−44.85(− 83.21, −6.48)0.023
 Age−1.21(−4.18, 1.55)0.357
 TUG−3.11(−6.81, 0.58)0.096
Number of steps per day
 Farm-based1043.36(327.03, 1759.68)0.005
 Gender− 467.62(− 2771.26, 1836.02)0.682
 Age−27.47(−199.59, 144.64)0.747
 TUG−38.59(− 260.64, 183.45)0.726
  1. 1p < 0.05 was considered significant
  2. 2Days on the farm = 1, days not on the farm = 0