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Table 1 Guideline recommendation summary table [15]

From: Participant characteristics associated with greater reductions in waist circumference during a four-month, pedometer-based, workplace health program

Guideline recommendation

Not meeting recommended guideline

BEHAVIOURAL

 

Physical activitya [2931]

<150mins moderate intensity activity per week

Fruit Intake [29, 31, 32]

<2 serves per day

Vegetable Intake [29, 31, 32]

<4 serves per day

Tobacco

≥1 tobacco cigarette(s) per day

ANTHROPOMETRIC

 

Blood pressure [31, 33]

 

Systolic

≥ 140 mmHg

Diastolic

≥ 90 mmHg

Body Mass Index (BMI) [31, 3436]

≥25 kg/m2

BIOMEDIAL

 

Fasting Glucose [31, 3436]

≥ 7.0 mmol/L

Cholesterol (total) [37]

≥ 5.5 mmol/L

Triglycerides [38]

≥1.5 mmol/L

RISK MODELS

 

Diabetes type 2 5-year risk (assessed by The Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool - AUSDRISK) [31, 39, 40]

intermediate 1/100-1/20; high ≥1/20

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) 10-year risk (assessed by the Absolute cardiovascular disease risk assessment tool) [31, 4143]

intermediate 1/100-1/5; high ≥1/5

  1. aPhysical activity was preferably accrued over at least five sessions per week, with vigorous activity given double weighting