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Table 2 Physical Activity Monitor Measures by Gender-Race/Ethnic Groups (mean, SE)* - NHANES 2003-2006, ages 20-65 y (n = 3,370)

From: Assessing Physical Activity and its Relationship to Cardiovascular Risk Factors: NHANES 2003-2006

Variable Male Female
  White
(N = 926)
Black
(N = 386)
Mexican American
(N = 463)
Total
(N = 1775)
White
(N = 837)
Black
(375)
Mexican American
(N = 383)
Total
(N = 1595)
  Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE
Mean Counts per min 383.6 5.0 374.4 8.7 466.4 9.7 392.7 4.3 324.7 4.1 297.9 6.6 328.1 5.6 321.0 3.5
Mean Wear Time (hr/d) 14.6 0.1 14.9 0.1 14.3 0.1 14.6 0.1 14.2 0.1 14.3 0.1 14.0 0.1 14.2 0.1
Mod Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts) 33.2 0.9 31.8 1.4 40.9 1.5 34.1 0.8 20.3 0.7 18.0 1.3 18.7 0.9 19.9 0.7
Vig Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts) 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.3 1.3 0.3 1.5 0.1 1.3 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.1 1.1 0.1
Mod & Vig (min/d in 1-min bouts) 34.7 0.9 33.4 1.4 42.1 1.5 35.6 0.8 21.6 0.8 18.5 1.3 19.1 0.9 21.0 0.7
Mod Activity (min/d in 10-min bouts) 7.0 0.5 7.5 0.8 8.9 0.6 7.4 0.4 5.3 0.5 4.7 0.8 4.5 0.4 5.2 0.4
Vig Activity (min/d in 10-min bouts) 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.1 1.0 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.04 0.8 0.1
Mod & Vig (min/d in 10-min bouts) 8.7 0.6 9.2 0.9 10.3 0.6 9.1 0.5 6.9 0.6 5.3 0.9 5.0 0.4 6.6 0.5
  1. *Age-adjusted by year 2000 US population
  2. Abbreviations: Mod, moderate; Vig, vigorous