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Table 6 Physical activity monitor measures by BMI group and participation in manual labor (men)

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

  BMI < 25 BMI: 25–29.99 BMI > =30 No manual labor Manual labor
  Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend Weekday Weekend
Mean Wear Time (hr/d) 15.3 ± 1.1 15.6 ± 1.5 15.1 ± 1.3 15.2 ± 1.8 15.0 ± 1.3 15.1 ± 1.9 15.0 ± 1.2 15.3 ± 1.8 15.4 ± 1.2 15.5 ± 1.5
Mean Activity Counts (ct/min) 250.1 ± 139.5 232.0 ± 145.2 222.0 ± 128.0 207.4 ± 164.4 196.4 ± 106.7 167.0 ± 110.0 209.3 ± 105.6 187.4 ± 111.5 249.1 ± 143.2 232.7 ± 154.8
Moderate (min/d in 1-min bouts) 40.7 ± 28.4 38.0 ± 30.6 32.7 ± 25.7 28.7 ± 28.5 26.9 ± 22.7 21.1 ± 23.3 30.8 ± 23.4 27.0 ± 27.2 39.9 ± 28.7 37.2 ± 30.5
Vigorous (min/d in 1-min bouts) 6.1 ± 11.0 4.9 ± 10.0 4.5 ± 11.2 4.5 ± 19.9 2.8 ± 6.1 1.6 ± 4.9 3.5 ± 5.8 2.7 ± 5.6 6.0 ± 12.1 4.9 ± 14.5
MVPA* (min/d in 1-min bouts) 46.7 ± 34.5 42.9 ± 36.0 37.2 ± 30.1 33.1 ± 36.5 29.6 ± 25.6 22.7 ± 25.3 34.3 ± 26.1 29.7 ± 30.0 45.9 ± 35.2 42.1 ± 37.0
Sedentary (min/d in 1-min bouts) 207.6 ± 51.3 209.5 ± 58.0 211.0 ± 50.9 209.2 ± 57.8 205.1 ± 52.5 204.0 ± 62.5 207.8 ± 50.8 212.0 ± 60.5 207.1 ± 51.9 206.7 ± 58.3
Moderate (min/d in 10-min bouts) 17.6 ± 20.8 14.5 ± 19.7 13.6 ± 18.9 13.2 ± 22.1 10.4 ± 15.7 7.2 ± 15.2 11.8 ± 16.1 9.7 ± 17.6 17.7 ± 21.0 15.1 ± 21.0
Vigorous (min/d in 10-min bouts) 3.0 ± 8.8 1.9 ± 7.2 2.5 ± 9.6 2.7 ± 19.4 1.4 ± 4.5 0.7 ± 3.2 1.5 ± 4.0 1.0 ± 3.5 3.1 ± 10.0 2.2 ± 13.1
MVPA (min/d in 10-min bouts) 25.1 ± 28.3 20.4 ± 26.9 19.1 ± 24.0 18.5 ± 31.9 13.7 ± 19.3 9.5 ± 18.1 16.1 ± 19.1 13.3 ± 21.2 25.0 ± 28.9 21.0 ± 29.4
Sedentary Act (min/d in 10-min bouts) 57.6 ± 44.6 55.4 ± 51.6 56.3 ± 40.7 54.9 ± 43.8 55.8 ± 42.5 54.2 ± 50.2 57.8 ± 41.7 59.1 ± 51.0 55.3 ± 43.5 52.6 ± 49.5