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Table 1 Characteristics of study population according to total physical activity, housework/gardening and daily screen-time

From: Relationship of obesity to physical activity, domestic activities, and sedentary behaviours: cross-sectional findings from a national cohort of over 70,000 Thai adults

  total physical activity (per week) housework/gardening (per week) leisure screen-time (per day) Total
  <7 sessions ≥7 sessions <2 times ≥2 times <3 hours ≥3 hours  
TOTAL (n) 31995 42986 33373 41608 35936 39045 74981
male (% [n]) 33.3 [10668] 53.3 [22928] 52.2 [17413] 38.9 [16178] 48.5 [17455] 41.3 [16136] 44.8 [33591]
age (mean [SD], years) 30.2 [7.2] 30.2 [7.4] 30.1 [7.2] 30.2 [7.3] 31.3 [7.5] 29.1 [6.9] 30.2 [7.3]
married (%[n]) 44.1 [13792] 43.0 [17983] 40.2 [13117] 46.2 [18658] 50.0 [17472] 37.5 [14303] 43.5 [31775]
urban resident (% [n]) 55.5 [17656] 49.0 [20958] 57.7 [19143] 47.1 [19471] 48.6 [17359] 54.8 [21255] 51.8 [38614]
tertiary educated (% [n]) 27.9 [8917] 23.4 [10029] 30.3 [10091] 21.3 [8855] 24.5 [8778] 26.1 [10168] 25.3 [18946]
income ≥10,000 Baht per month (% [n]) 36.8 [11539] 33.7 [14150] 40.9 [13437] 30.2 [12252] 38.7 [13645] 31.6 [12044] 35.0 [25689]
limited physical functiona (%[n]) 10.0 [3185] 9.2 [3912] 9.3 [3073] 9.7 [4024] 9.6 [3432] 9.4 [3665] 9.5 [7097]
current smoker, males onlyb (% [n]) 22.0 [2325] 21.1 [4766] 21.9 [3768] 20.9 [3323] 20.7 [3556] 22.2 [3535] 21.4 [7091]
regular alcohol drinker, males onlyb (% [n]) 12.4 [1314] 9.3 [2109] 11.7 [2035] 8.6 [1388] 9.6 [1670] 10.9 [1753] 10.2 [3423]
eat fried food daily (% [n]) 15.9 [5065] 15.0 [6401] 15.0 [4977] 15.7 [6489] 14.0 [4994] 16.7 [6472] 15.4 [11466]
consume soft drinks/junkfood (% [n]) 29.1 [9326] 29.3 [12555] 30.6 [10188] 28.2 [11693] 26.4 [9451] 31.9 [12430] 29.2 [21881]
vegetable intake (mean [SD], serves/day) 1.7 [1.3] 2.1 [1.7] 1.8 [1.5] 2.0 [1.6] 1.8 [1.5] 2.0 [1.6] 1.9 [1.6]
fruit intake (mean [SD], serves/day) 2.4 [2.1] 3.0 [2.6] 2.5 [2.2] 3.0 [2.5] 2.6 [2.3] 2.9 [2.5] 2.8 [2.4]
physical activity (mean [SD], sessions/week) 3.9 [2.5] 17.3 [13.3] 10.1 [11.0] 12.8 [12.9] 11.8 [12.4] 11.4 [11.9] 11.6 [12.1]
housework ≥2 times/week (% [n]) 48.6[15535] 60.7 [26073]    56.3 [20235] 54.7 [21373] 55.5 [41608]
sleeping (mean [SD], hours/day) 6.9 [2.2] 6.9 [2.2] 7.0 [2.1] 6.9 [2.3] 6.7 [2.3] 7.1 [2.2] 6.9 [2.2]
leisure screen-time (mean [SD], hours/day) 3.0 [1.9] 2.9 [1.8] 3.0 [1.9] 2.9 [1.9] 1.5 [0.6] 4.2 [1.7] 2.9 [1.9]
sitting (mean [SD], hours/day) 6.8 [3.9] 6.4 [3.8] 6.7 [3.9] 6.4 [3.8] 6.1 [3.9] 7.0 [3.7] 6.6 [3.8]
body-mass index (mean [SD], kg/m2) 21.6 [3.6] 21.9 [3.3] 22.0 [3.5] 21.6 [3.3] 21.9 [3.3] 21.7 [3.6] 21.8 [3.4]
Participants with missing values are not included in the percentages       
  1. aMeasured as top decile from 3 items assessing physical limitations in the past 4 weeks (eg how much bodily pain did you have in the past 4 weeks?)
  2. bOnly 1% and 0.6%, respectively, of females are current smokers and regular drinkers