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Table 3 Self-reported and pedometer recorded physical activity

From: Do obese but metabolically normal women differ in intra-abdominal fat and physical activity levels from those with the expected metabolic abnormalities? A cross-sectional study

  MHO MetAb  
n 20 19 p
  Mean (SD)/[CI] Mean (SD)/[CI]  
Steps per day (pedometer)a 6548.2 (2997.8) 5427.1 (2938.2) 0.252
DEE Past year leisure (Kcal)b 236.4 [155.5-359.5] 167.5 [111.2-252.2] 0.332
DEE Past week leisure (Kcal)b 239.2 [157.1-364.3] 151.9 [89.5-257.5] 0.244
DEE Past year occupational (Kcal)b 484.9 [355.3-661.9] 508.2 [358.5-720.4] 0.851
DEE Past week occupational (Kcal)b 513.3 [375.3-701.9] 498.3 [347.7-714.0] 0.912
Total DEE Past year (Kcal)a 2687.5 (810.5) 2590.2 (684.5) 0.684
Total DEE Past week (Kcal)a 2657.7 (818.4) 2711.7 (762.1) 0.830
  % [95% CI] % [95% CI]  
Moderate activity × 5 per week 70.0 [55.8-84.2] 25.0 [11.6-38.4] 0.010
  1. DEE = Daily Energy Expenditure; a Mean (SD), independent samples t-test for difference between MENO and MetAB; b Geometric mean (95% confidence intervals [CIs])