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Table 2 Activity-related energy expenditure and time spent on different daily activities in a case control study, Costa Rica, 1994 - 2004

From: A case-control study of physical activity patterns and risk of non-fatal myocardial infarction

  Activity-related energy expenditure (METs/day) Time(h:min/day)
  Cases Controls Cases Control
All physical activities 30.9 (13.3)a 32.4 (12.9) 21:01 (5:17) 21:30 (5:01)
 Sitting 4.5 (5.5) 4.5 (5.5) 4:30 (5:30) 4:30 (5:30)
 Lying and napping 1.5 (2.3) 1.2 (2.1) 1:41 (2:17) 1:17 (2:17)
 Light indoor activities 10.4 (13.6) 10.7 (12.7) 4:30 (6:00) 4:38 (5:30)
 Light-moderate activities 1.3 (5.2) 1.6 (5.0) 0:30 (1:37) 0:35 (1:28)
 Vigorous activities 0.2 (1.3) 0.3 (1.2) 0:01 (0:10) 0:02 (0:09)
 Sports 0.0 (0.0) 0.0 (1.3) 0:00 (0:00) 0:00 (0:13)
 Sleeping 6.3 (1.8) 6.3 (1.8) 7:00 (2:00) 7:00 (2:00)
  1. a Median (interquartile range).