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Table 5 Physical activity monitor measures by site (women)

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 269 264 264 264 229 224 233 211 238 225
Mean Wear Time (hr/d) 15.3 ± 0.9 15.9 ± 1.3 16.1 ± 0.9 16.1 ± 1.1 15.3 ± 1.0 15.4 ± 1.6 14.1 ± 1.4 13.9 ± 1.9 15.3 ± 1.0 15.1 ± 1.6
Mean Counts (ct/min) 190.7 ± 72.9 181.2 ± 76.2 141.8 ± 68.1 144.5 ± 74.5 151.2 ± 68.0 137.4 ± 70.6 188.0 ± 81.1 149.5 ± 73.0 145.1 ± 82.7 130.3 ± 97.4
Moderate (min/d in 1-min bouts) 26.1 ± 17.9 24.4 ± 19.6 21.1 ± 16.2 21.5 ± 19.4 20.6 ± 16.4 15.7 ± 16.7 25.7 ± 16.4 12.9 ± 13.5 15.2 ± 18.8 11.8 ± 19.5
Vigorous (min/d in 1-min bouts) 0.4 ± 0.9 0.4 ± 1.4 1.0 ± 2.8 0.6 ± 2.1 0.6 ± 2.5 0.4 ± 1.9 1.1 ± 2.6 0.5 ± 1.3 1.2 ± 3.1 1.6 ± 6.0
MVPA* (min/d in 1-min bouts) 26.5 ± 18.3 24.9 ± 20.0 22.1 ± 17.6 22.1 ± 20.1 21.2 ± 17.1 16.1 ± 17.4 26.8 ± 17.4 13.4 ± 14.3 16.4 ± 20.2 13.4 ± 22.4
Sedentary (min/d in 1-min bouts) 190.9 ± 39.6 202.6 ± 47.5 219.0 ± 45.9 223.4 ± 51.2 208.6 ± 47.0 219.3 ± 56.2 187.1 ± 49.9 191.4 ± 54.9 209.1 ± 48.0 200.5 ± 57.5
Moderate (min/d in 10-min bouts) 10.5 ± 11.9 9.4 ± 13.7 9.6 ± 11.5 8.9 ± 13.1 7.8 ± 9.3 5.5 ± 10.5 11.0 ± 11.5 4.6 ± 8.9 5.9 ± 14.8 3.8 ± 13.6
Vigorous (min/d in 10-min bouts) 0.1 ± 0.5 0.1 ± 1.0 0.4 ± 1.8 0.1 ± 0.9 0.3 ± 2.0 0.1 ± 0.9 0.3 ± 1.6 0.1 ± 1.0 0.6 ± 2.2 1.0 ± 5.7
MVPA (min/d in 10-min bouts) 10.9 ± 12.2 9.6 ± 14.0 10.6 ± 12.9 9.6 ± 14.1 8.5 ± 10.4 5.8 ± 11.5 12.4 ± 12.7 5.2 ± 10.1 7.5 ± 16.5 5.6 ± 16.7
Sedentary (min/d in 10-min bouts) 41.9 ± 26.8 48.8 ± 41.8 57.6 ± 37.4 60.1 ± 45.3 51.4 ± 36.4 62.5 ± 48.4 49.8 ± 37.5 54.8 ± 47.0 47.1 ± 33.2 45.2 ± 40.0