Table 1

Outdoor activity patterns for myopic and non-myopic children

OverallMyopia (N = 868)No myopia (N = 381)p Value
Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)
Time spent on (h/day)
    Outdoor leisure2.49 (1.55)2.38 (1.49)2.74 (1.61)<0.001
    Outdoor sports0.76 (0.82)0.72 (0.82)0.85 (0.80)0.007
    Outdoor activities3.24 (1.96)3.09 (1.92)3.59 (2.03)<0.001
  • N = total sample size; SD, standard deviation.