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Table 9 Physical activity by GPAQ for women, 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 56.9 69.1 44.5 28.3 37.0
% moderate activity 18.2 23.4 34.9 50.6 22.7
% low activity 24.9 7.6 44.5 28.3 40.3
Work daily PA (min) 171.4 (212.1) 111.4 (124.3) 51.4 (157.1) 42.9 (74.3) 55.7 (197.1)
Travel daily PA (min) 42.9 (82.9) 45.0 (68.6) 30.0 (49.3) 21.4 (19.3) 21.4 (51.4)
Recreation PA (min) 12.9 (12.1) 64.3 (102.9) 30.0 (51.4) 17.1 (21.4) 25.7 (37.1)
Total daily PA (min) 175.7 (278.6) 150 (150.0) 39.3 (85.0) 42.9 (64.3) 55.7 (160.0)
Sedentary time 150.0 (150.0) 510.0 (275.0) 300.0 (300.0) 300.0 (300.0) 450.0 (320.0)
Daily moderate Work (min) 128.6 (184.3) 90.0 (88.6) 51.4 (118.6) 42.9 (75.0) 51.4 (162.9)
Daily Vigorous work (min) 124.3 (162.9) 23.6 (42.9) 60.0 (162.9) 38.6 (74.3) 77.1 (187.9)
Daily moderate recreation (min) 11.8 (7.5) 60.7 (68.6) 24.4 (17.1) 17.1 (12.9) 17.1 (24.3)
Daily vigorous recreation (min) 8.6 (6.4) 44.3 (111.4) 31.1 (49.3) 25.7 (17.1) 25.7 (21.4)