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Table 7 Physical activity monitor measures by BMI group and participation in manual labor (women)

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
# Individuals with Valid Data 394 375 327 317 512 496 403 376 679 668
Mean Wear Time (hr/d) 15.1 ± 1.2 15.3 ± 1.7 15.2 ± 1.3 15.2 ± 1.8 15.4 ± 1.2 15.5 ± 1.6 14.9 ± 1.3 14.7 ± 1.8 15.5 ± 1.1 15.7 ± 1.5
Mean Activity Counts (ct/min) 179.5 ± 81.2 158.8 ± 79.0 168.8 ± 77.4 156.0 ± 86.5 148.0 ± 72.0 138.4 ± 76.9 156.6 ± 75.9 137.5 ± 85.8 167.2 ± 77.7 156.3 ± 77.7
Moderate (min/d in 1-min bouts) 24.7 ± 17.4 19.0 ± 17.6 23.0 ± 17.9 18.7 ± 19.9 18.8 ± 17.2 16.0 ± 18.5 19.9 ± 16.4 13.5 ± 17.8 22.9 ± 18.2 20.1 ± 19.0
Vigorous (min/d in 1-min bouts) 1.2 ± 2.9 0.9 ± 2.8 0.7 ± 1.8 0.6 ± 2.6 0.7 ± 2.5 0.6 ± 3.5 1.1 ± 2.9 1.0 ± 4.6 0.7 ± 2.1 0.5 ± 2.0
MVPA* (min/d in 1-min bouts) 25.9 ± 18.6 19.9 ± 18.9 23.6 ± 18.4 19.3 ± 20.9 19.5 ± 18.0 16.6 ± 19.3 21.0 ± 17.4 14.5 ± 19.6 23.5 ± 19.1 20.6 ± 19.7
Sedentary (min/d in 1-min bouts) 201.0 ± 48.6 209.6 ± 54.0 201.0 ± 43.8 203.3 ± 50.3 205.7 ± 49.0 209.8 ± 57.4 199.7 ± 47.5 202.3 ± 55.9 205.9 ± 45.5 211.6 ± 53.1
Moderate (min/d in 10-min bouts) 10.1 ± 11.6 7.1 ± 11.5 9.3 ± 11.7 6.7 ± 12.5 8.0 ± 12.6 6.2 ± 13.0 7.8 ± 11.1 4.6 ± 11.9 9.7 ± 12.7 7.8 ± 12.8
Vigorous (min/d in 10-min bouts) 0.4 ± 1.9 0.3 ± 1.9 0.2 ± 1.2 0.2 ± 1.8 0.3 ± 1.8 0.3 ± 3.4 0.5 ± 2.2 0.5 ± 4.3 0.2 ± 1.2 0.1 ± 1.2
MVPA (min/d in 10-min bouts) 11.5 ± 13.3 8.0 ± 13.2 10.1 ± 12.4 7.4 ± 13.8 8.8 ± 13.5 6.9 ± 14.0 9.2 ± 12.4 5.7 ± 13.8 10.5 ± 13.7 8.3 ± 13.9
Sedentary Act (min/d in 10-min bouts) 51.4 ± 36.4 56.6 ± 43.6 47.1 ± 31.4 51.3 ± 42.6 49.6 ± 35.3 54.4 ± 47.3 49.0 ± 34.7 54.2 ± 45.4 50.0 ± 33.9 53.7 ± 44.9