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Table 2 Pedometer-determined physical activity parameters

From: Diurnal profiles of pedometer-determined physical activity in chronically ill and mobility-limited older adults: a cross-sectional study

  Steps per day Pedometer wear time per day Steps per hour
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
All (n = 149) 3280 ± 1873 14.2 ± 1.7 233 ± 138
Sex
 Women (n = 111) 3350 ± 1931 14.2 ± 1.7 238 ± 142
 Men (n = 38) 3075 ± 1700 14.2 ± 1.7 218 ± 123
Age group
 < 80 years (n = 74) 3722 ± 1978 14.3 ± 1.7 264 ± 144
 ≥ 80 years (n = 75) 2844 ± 1663 14.1 ± 1.8 203 ± 124
Morbidity
 < 6 chronic diseases 3409 ± 1961 14.1 ± 1.7 243 ± 143
 ≥ 6 chronic diseases 2917 ± 1563 14.4 ± 1.7 205 ± 116
Mobility limitation
 No walking aid (n = 74) 3727 ± 1935 14.1 ± 1.8 267 ± 146
 Cane or rollator (n = 75) 2839 ± 1710 14.2 ± 1.7 199 ± 121
Season
 Autumn/winter (n = 61) 3413 ± 2056 14.1 ± 1.8 245 ± 152
 Spring/summer (n = 88) 3187 ± 1741 14.2 ± 1.7 225 ± 127
  1. SD standard deviation.