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Table 3 Physical activity (accelerometry) for the week and weekend, by site (total)

From: Comparisons of intensity-duration patterns of physical activity in the US, Jamaica and 3 African countries

  Ghana South Africa Jamaica Seychelles USA
  Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend
# Individuals with Valid Data 451 443 493 493 445 435 444 402 466 450
Mean Wear Time (hr/d) 15.4 ± 0.8 15.9 ± 1.2 16.1 ± 0.9 16.0 ± 1.1 15.3 ± 1.0 15.5 ± 1.6 14.1 ± 1.4 14.0 ± 1.9 15.3 ± 1.0 15.3 ± 1.6
Mean Activity Counts (ct/min) 215.6 ± 86.6 208.1 ± 102.8 196.9 ± 130.3 199.0 ± 144.2 171.4 ± 88.7 154.3 ± 99.4 220.4 ± 111.8 180.6 ± 114.9 179.4 ± 128.9 158.3 ± 125.0
Moderate (min/d in 1-min bouts) 33.4 ± 22.0 32.6 ± 26.5 33.3 ± 27.1 33.1 ± 28.5 24.3 ± 19.7 20.1 ± 21.4 29.4 ± 19.9 18.9 ± 19.5 22.6 ± 26.9 18.3 ± 25.7
Vigorous (min/d in 1-min bouts) 1.3 ± 2.9 1.6 ± 4.2 4.8 ± 11.5 3.9 ± 14.8 1.7 ± 4.6 1.4 ± 4.8 3.1 ± 6.3 2.1 ± 7.4 3.1 ± 8.7 2.6 ± 8.7
MVPA* (min/d in 1-min bouts) 34.7 ± 23.4 34.2 ± 28.8 38.1 ± 33.8 37.0 ± 34.8 26.0 ± 21.7 21.4 ± 23.8 32.5 ± 23.2 21.0 ± 23.4 25.8 ± 31.9 20.9 ± 30.6
Sedentary (min/d in 1-min bouts) 193.7 ± 42.5 202.0 ± 49.2 213.7 ± 47.6 216.7 ± 52.7 217.8 ± 51.6 224.3 ± 62.7 192.2 ± 52.0 194.7 ± 58.6 208.3 ± 47.9 201.8 ± 54.1
Moderate (min/d in 10-min bouts) 13.9 ± 14.4 12.5 ± 16.8 15.9 ± 19.5 13.2 ± 18.0 8.8 ± 12.1 6.6 ± 13.5 11.1 ± 12.3 6.8 ± 12.4 10.2 ± 20.4 8.1 ± 19.3
Vigorous (min/d in 10-min bouts) 0.5 ± 1.9 0.4 ± 2.0 2.7 ± 9.6 1.8 ± 13.5 0.7 ± 3.4 0.4 ± 3.3 1.2 ± 4.1 1.0 ± 5.9 1.7 ± 7.0 1.5 ± 7.5
MVPA (min/d in 10-min bouts) 15.4 ± 15.7 14.6 ± 20.2 21.6 ± 26.8 17.5 ± 25.5 10.8 ± 14.4 8.3 ± 16.8 14.9 ± 16.0 9.6 ± 17.7 14.1 ± 26.9 11.2 ± 25.2
Sedentary (min/d in 10-min bouts) 45.6 ± 34.3 48.4 ± 42.7 54.5 ± 37.2 53.3 ± 43.3 60.9 ± 43.9 68.5 ± 57.6 55.8 ± 43.8 58.9 ± 49.5 48.5 ± 33.9 45.0 ± 37.7