Activity (hours) Control Exercise P value
Sedentary      
Using the computer (not at work) 1.3 ±0.1 1.7 ±0.2 0.04
Watching TV 2.1 ±0.1 2.2 ±0.2 NS
Reading 1.3 ±0.1 1.6 ±0.1 0.05
Talking on the phone 2.1 ±0.1 2.3 ±0.2 NS
Physically Active      
Walking (not exercise) 0.8 ±0.1 0.8 ±0.1 NS
Preparing meals 1.7 ±0.1 2.0 ±0.2 0.06
Caring for children 1.9 ±0.1 1.7 ±0.3 NS
Playing with children 2.1 ±0.1 2.2 ±0.3 NS
House Chores (i.e. cleaning house) 2.0 ±0.1 2.5 ±0.2 0.03
Shopping (i.e. groceries) 1.4 ±0.1 1.8 ±0.1 0.01
Gardening 0.1 ±0.03 0.35 ±0.2 NS
Table 3: Daily Sedentary and Physical Activities between Exercise and Control. P<0.05 is significant; however, p values that were close to this cut off are reported.