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Table 1 Descriptive statistics stratified according to awareness of personal MVPA engagement

From: Awareness of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity: can information on guidelines prevent overestimation?

Accurate awareness (N = 1083) Inaccurate awareness (N = 641) Chi-square p value
Male 29.8% Male 32.6% .14
Aged under 45 55.3% Aged under 45 61.7% .003
White ethnicity 92.4% White ethnicity 92.7% .34
Married 54.7% Married 49.2% .04
Higher education 93% Higher education 92.7% .47
Full-time employment 68.9% Full-time employed 67.2% .23
Above average health 55.2% Above average health 72.1% .001
Accurate knowledge of guidelines 18.1% Accurate knowledge of guidelines 18.1% .51
High subjective norm 52.7% High subjective norm 47.5% .04
Moderate walking pace 29.7% Moderate walking pace 27% .002