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Table 2 Sources of physical activity energy expenditure, SWHS, 1997–2000

From: Patterns and correlates of physical activity: a cross-sectional study in urban Chinese women

 

Non-exercisers

Exercisers

 

MET-h/week

Median (25th, 75th percentiles)

Total

96.7 (70.9, 128.7)

105.5 (80.9, 135.8)

Exercise/sports

 

9.2 (4.6, 17.5)

Non-exercise activities

96.7 (70.9, 128.7)

92.1 (69.1, 119.9)

   Transportation*

24.8 (14.9, 49.5)

23.8 (13.8, 41.3)

   Daily activity

34.7 (23.1, 46.2)

46.2 (23.1, 57.8)

   Stair climbing

5.3 (2.1, 8.4)

5.3 (2.1, 8.4)

   Household activities

28.0 (28.0, 42.0)

28.0 (28.0, 42.0)

  1. *Transportation to/from work
  2. Includes walking and cycling for daily errands (e.g., for shopping, etc)