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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for IPAQ variables (minutes), median (and range).

From: Does physical activity counselling enhance the effects of a pedometer-based intervention over the long-term: 12-month findings from the Walking for Wellbeing in the west study

   Time Point RM ANOVA F value
  Group Pre-int Week 12 Week 24 Week 48 Time Interaction
Work related physical activity
Walking 1 0 (1620) 0 (2520) 0 (1680) 0 (840) 0.74 2.43
  2 0 (1650) 0 (1200) 0 (1350) 0 (1800)   
Moderate PA 1 0 (1500) 0 (900) 0 (1680) 0 (900) 1.38 0.02
  2 0 (600) 0 (1500) 0 (1500) 0 (1500)   
Vigorous PA 1 0 (1080) 0 (1800) 0 (1680) 0 (1080) 0.93 0.97
  2 0 (540) 0 (480) 0 (480) 0 (150)   
Total 1 0 (3000) 30 (4680) 20 (4320) 0 (2520) 1.41 1.38
  2 0 (2730) 0 (2580) 0 (2550) 0 (2550)   
Transport physical activity
Walking 1 105 (1680) 140 (900) 150 (720) 150 (1680) 1.56 0.55
  2 70 (1680) 103 (1680) 95 (1680) 80 (1680)   
Cycling 1 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1.56 1.56
  2 0 (40) 0 (60) 0 (60) 0 (40)   
Total 1 105 (1680) 140 (900) 150 (720) 150 (1680) 1.56 0.59
  2 70 (1720) 103 (1720) 95 (1720) 80 (1720)   
Housework physical activity
Moderate inside home 1 210 (2100) 150 (840) 360 (900) 240 (2100) 3.76* 2.38
  2 120 (1260) 0 (840) 20 (1500) 0 (840)   
Moderate outside home 1 0 (2100) 0 (1680) 30 (1260) 30 (2100) 1.44 2.39
  2 0 (840) 20 (840) 30 (1800) 0 (840)   
Vigorous outside home 1 0 (840) 0 (840) 0 (840) 0 (840) 1.34 0.70
  2 0 (360) 0 (900) 0 (960) 0 (360)   
Total 1 360 (4200) 300 (2520) 400 (2340) 420 (4200) 2.02 1.54
  2 203 (2520) 170 (2520) 270 (2520) 240 (2520)   
Leisure time physical activity
Walking 1 40 (840) 100 (840) 120 (1260) 90 (2100) 1.77 1.25
  2 16 (840) 60 (420) 30 (600) 55 (840)   
Moderate PA 1 0 (360) 0 (60) 0 (300) 0 (210) 1.69 0.76
  2 0 (180) 0 (60) 0 (90) 0 (240)   
Vigorous PA 1 0 (180) 0 (120) 0 (480) 0 (720) 2.40 1.71
  2 0 (600) 0 (140) 0 (360) 0 (240)   
Total 1 60 (840) 120 (840) 120 (1260) 160 (2610) 0.84 2.12
  2 60 (840) 75 (420) 40 (780) 65 (840)   
Combined domains
Total walking 1 225 (3360) 290 (2850) 250 (2310) 240 (3360) 2.32 0.39
  2 155 (1925) 235 (1740) 204 (1740) 230 (1845)   
Total moderate PA 1 420 (4380) 405 (2760) 525 (4020) 465 (4380) 2.64 3.02*
  2 263 (2100) 95 (2400) 105 (3300) 8 (1800)   
Total vigorous PA 1 0 (1080) 0 (1800) 0 (1680) 0 (1080) 0.73 2.15
  2 0 (600) 0 (480) 0 (480) 0 (240)   
Total PA 1 690 (6300) 840 (5415) 845 (7800) 870 (6200) 1.08 0.34
  2 578 (4270) 730 (4330) 828 (4330) 570 (4275)   
Time Sitting
Weekday 1 1500 (3750) 1200 (3900) 1200 (4165) 1500 (3900) 3.37* 4.16*
  2 1500 (2850) 1425 (4050) 1200 (3300) 1200 (3300)   
Weekend 1 480 (1320) 360 (1200) 480 (1320) 480 (1320) 6.66** 0.23
  2 600 (1320) 480 (1320) 480 (1560) 600 (1560)   
Total 1 1980 (4650) 1680 (5100) 1680 (4645) 1830 (4860) 4.60* 3.56*
  2 2100 (3630) 1845 (4170) 1770 (4860) 1770 (4860)   
  1. RM ANOVA performed on transformed data
  2. * indicates significance at p < 0.05
  3. ** indicates significance at p < 0.001