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Table 1 Definitions of physical activity categories

From: A cross-sectional study of vascular risk factors in a rural South African population: data from the Southern African Stroke Prevention Initiative (SASPI)

Moderate Activity  
Any one of: Has a job which involves at least moderate activity
  Walks with heavy loads and/or cycles for at least 2.5 hours a week
  Does 1 hour or more of vigorous non-work activity, e.g. football
  Has a job that involves standing and walking AND Either walks with loads and/or cycles for at least 1 hour, or walks without loads for at least 2.5 hours a week.
Low Activity Not sedentary but not active enough to fit the vigorous or moderate activity categories
Sedentary Had no job, or a job that only involves sitting and does no walking, cycling, or vigorous non-work activity.