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Table 8 Physical activity by GPAQ for men, by site (median, inter quartile range)

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

  Ghana South Africa Jamaica Seychelles USA
% high activity 81.3 76.4 54.6 41.0 63.2
% moderate activity 11.0 18.3 23.2 40.1 20.2
% low activity 7.7 5.2 22.2 18.9 16.7
Work daily PA (min) 330.0 (262.5) 120 (170) 147.9 (305.7) 42.9 (154.3) 171.4 (297.5)
Travel daily PA (min) 51.4 (95.7) 51.4 (122.9) 43.9 (100.0) 21.4 (27.9) 30.0 (71.4)
Recreation PA (min) 25.7 (37.1) 85.7 (94.3) 34.3 (60.0) 25.7 (34.3) 35.7 (19.3)
Total daily PA (min) 342.9 (340.7) 240 (312.9) 114.3 (252.9) 72.9 (126.4) 131.4 (285.7)
Sedentary time 120.0 (150) 420.0 (360.0) 300.0 (300.0) 300.0 (180.0) 360.0 (240.0)
Daily moderate Work (min) 128.6 (265.7) 90.0 (145.7) 85.7 (158.6) 42.9 (88.6) 96.4 (171.4)
Daily Vigorous work (min) 214.3 (231.4) 25.7 (60.0) 87.9 (234.3) 85.7 (205.7) 111.4 (201.4)
Daily moderate recreation (min) 23.6 (46.1) 51.4 (68.6) 20.0 (35.7) 17.1 (25.7) 21.4 (38.6)
Daily vigorous recreation (min) 17.1 (21.4) 51.4 (68.6) 34.3 (47.1) 38.6 (42.9) 33.2 (34.3)