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Table 3 Walking time in seconds by age, gender and obstacle

From: Sex and age-level differences of walking time in preschool children on an obstacle frame

   No obstacle Low obstacle High obstacle     
   Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD F-value    Post hoc
  4 years (First) 6.0 2.0 6.5 2.4 7.5 4.1 F1 (1,307) = 0.65 No obstacle condition Boy•Girl 4 years (First) > 5 years (First), 5 years (Last), 6 years (First), 6 years (Last)
  4 years (Last) 5.5 1.3 5.9 1.3 6.7 1.9 F2 (5,307) = 27.93*   Boy•Girl 4 years (Last) > 5 years (Last), 6 years (First), 6 years (Last)
Boys 5 years (First) 4.7 1.5 5.3 2.0 5.3 0.9 F3 (2,614) = 59.58* Low obstacle condition Boy•Girl 4 years (First) > 5 years (First), 5 years (Last), 6 years (First), 6 years (Last)
  5 years (Last) 4.2 0.9 4.6 1.3 4.9 1.1 F4 (5,307) = 0.17   Boy•Girl 4 years (Last) > 5 years (Last), 6 years (First), 6 years (Last)
  6 years (First) 4.3 0.8 4.5 1.0 4.8 1.1 F5 (2,614) = 0.26   Boy 5 years (First) > 6 years (Last)
  6 years (Last) 3.7 0.6 3.9 0.9 4.2 1.1 F6 (10,614) = 2.72* High obstacle condition Boy•Girl 4 years (First) > 5 years (First), 5 years (Last), 6 years (First), 6 years (Last)
  4 years (First) 5.9 2.1 6.8 2.7 7.2 2.4 F7 (10,614) = 0.44   Boy•Girl 4 years (Last) > 5 years (Last), 6 years (First), 6 years (Last)
  4 years (Last) 5.8 1.5 6.1 1.7 6.9 2.5    Boy•Girl 5 years (First) > 6 years (Last)
Girls 5 years (First) 4.9 1.4 5.3 1.4 5.5 1.3   4 years Boy•Girl High obstacle condition > No obstacle condition
  5 years (Last) 4.3 0.8 4.8 1.0 4.9 1.0     
  6 years (First) 4.3 1.1 4.4 0.8 4.8 0.9     
  6 years (Last) 4.2 1.2 4.3 1.0 4.4 1.0     
  1. F1: gender; F2: age; F3: condition; F4: interaction (gender × age); F5: interaction (gender × condition); F6: interaction (age × condition); F7: interaction (gender × age × condition); SD: standard deviation. *P < 0.05.