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Table 4 Physical activity monitor measures by site (men)

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
  182 179 229 229 216 211 211 191 228 225
Mean Wear Time (hr/d) 15.4 ± 0.8 16.0 ± 1.0 16.2 ± 0.8 16.0 ± 1.1 15.2 ± 1.0 15.6 ± 1.6 14.1 ± 1.3 14.1 ± 1.8 15.3 ± 0.9 15.4 ± 1.6
Mean Activity Counts (ct/min) 252.5 ± 92.1 247.9 ± 122.5 260.5 ± 154.0 261.8 ± 176.2 192.8 ± 102.2 172.3 ± 120.4 256.2 ± 129.0 215.0 ± 140.3 215.2 ± 156.2 186.2 ± 142.3
Moderate (min/d in 1-min bouts) 44.2 ± 23.1 44.6 ± 30.7 47.4 ± 30.1 46.5 ± 31.2 28.3 ± 22.0 24.7 ± 24.8 33.4 ± 22.4 25.5 ± 22.7 30.4 ± 31.5 24.9 ± 29.4
Vigorous (min/d in 1-min bouts) 2.7 ± 4.1 3.3 ± 5.9 9.2 ± 15.6 7.8 ± 20.9 2.9 ± 5.9 2.4 ± 6.5 5.3 ± 8.2 3.9 ± 10.3 5.1 ± 11.7 3.6 ± 10.6
MVPA* (min/d in 1-min bouts) 46.9 ± 24.8 47.9 ± 34.0 56.6 ± 38.2 54.3 ± 39.8 31.1 ± 24.7 27.1 ± 28.0 38.8 ± 27.0 29.4 ± 28.1 35.5 ± 38.4 28.5 ± 35.5
Sedentary (min/d in 1-min bouts) 197.9 ± 46.1 201.1 ± 51.7 207.6 ± 48.7 209.0 ± 53.4 227.6 ± 54.4 229.7 ± 68.7 197.9 ± 53.8 198.3 ± 62.3 207.5 ± 47.8 203.0 ± 50.4
Moderate (min/d in 10-min bouts) 18.9 ± 16.1 17.2 ± 19.7 23.1 ± 23.9 18.3 ± 21.4 9.8 ± 14.3 7.9 ± 16.0 11.2 ± 13.1 9.3 ± 15.0 14.7 ± 24.2 12.5 ± 22.9
Vigorous (min/d in 10-min bouts) 1.1 ± 2.8 0.9 ± 2.9 5.3 ± 13.5 3.6 ± 19.7 1.2 ± 4.4 0.8 ± 4.6 2.2 ± 5.5 1.9 ± 8.4 2.8 ± 9.7 2.0 ± 8.9
MVPA (min/d in 10-min bouts) 22.1 ± 17.9 21.9 ± 25.1 34.4 ± 32.5 26.7 ± 31.9 13.3 ± 17.4 11.0 ± 20.7 17.7 ± 18.5 14.4 ± 22.5 21.0 ± 33.2 16.9 ± 30.4
Sedentary (min/d in 10-min bouts) 51.1 ± 42.4 47.8 ± 44.2 50.8 ± 36.7 45.5 ± 39.5 70.9 ± 48.8 74.9 ± 65.5 62.3 ± 49.2 63.5 ± 51.8 49.9 ± 34.6 44.9 ± 35.3