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Table 4 Self-reported physical activity associated with work, travel and recreation and sedentary behavior as assessed by the global physical activity questionnaire (median [range] minutes/day)

From: A mixed ecologic-cohort comparison of physical activity & weight among young adults from five populations of African origin

  Ghana South Africa Jamaica Seychelles United States
  Men
Work-related Moderate-Vigorous Activity 330 (6–925) 120 (2–720) 137 (1–823) 51 (1–720) 171 (2–1029)
Travel 51 (3–600) 51 (4–480) 45 (1–514) 21 (2–171) 31 (1–780)
Recreation Vigorous Activity 25 (1–214) 86 (3–420) 34 (2–240) 26 (4–129) 39 (1–600)
Sedentary Behavior 120 (0–840) 420 (0–900) 300 (15–1080) 300 (60–900) 360 (60–1080)
  Women
Work-related Moderate-Vigorous Activity 180 (6–780) 111 (4–780) 60 (1–1029) 43 (2–617) 56 (1–823)
Travel 43 (3–617) 43 (2–600) 30 (1–600) 21 (3–180) 21 (1–480)
Recreation Vigorous Activity 13 (1–240) 64 (9–540) 28 (4–720) 17 (3–86) 26 (2–335)
Sedentary Behavior 150 (0–1200) 510 (30–860) 300 (20–1020) 300 (30–780) 420 (30–1140)
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