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Table 2 a and b Mean (SEM) contribution of domestic physical activity to total MVPA for all respondents meeting current physical activity guidelines (N = 1989) and for those meeting guidelines and reporting at least 10 mins of MPVA from domestic physical activity (N = 1321)

From: Does doing housework keep you healthy? The contribution of domestic physical activity to meeting current recommendations for health

  % of reported total MVPA from domestic activity sources
  a. All respondents meeting guidelines MVPA >150 mins/wk (n = 1989) b. Respondents >10 min/wk domestic MVPA and meeting guidelines MVPA >150 mins/wk (n = 1321)
Age Male n = 1074 Female n = 909 Male n = 472 Female n = 847
16-20 11.2 (4.0) 24.3 (4.5) 44.6 (6.8) 49.3 (5.4)
21-30 13.8 (2.9) 52.3 (2.4) 39.2 (4.1) 67.7 (2.3)
31-40 20.6 (2.6) 52.6 (2.2) 37.0 (3.0) 65.5 (2.1)
41-50 28.0 (2.7) 53.7 (2.7) 49.2 (3.0) 70.2 (2.6)
51-60 39.7 (3.2) 62.0 (2.9) 62.2 (3.4) 72.7 (2.7)
61-70 47.4 (3.7) 71.3 (3.5) 72.9 (3.9) 83.4 (3.2)
71+ 49.0 (5.3) 73.8 (4.8) 76.7 (5.7) 82.1 (4.3)
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