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Table 4 Temporal patterns of physical activity during work and leisure among males and females. EVA derivatives (percent time; mean (SD)) among males (n = 108) and females (n = 83). ANOVA shows p-values for the main effect of gender and the interaction gender × time

From: Differences between work and leisure in temporal patterns of objectively measured physical activity among blue-collar workers

  Work Leisure Main effect Interaction
  Males Females Males Females df F p F p
Prolonged sitting (>30 min) 8.2 (10.2) 5.6 (7.7) 34.8 (15.1) 28.2 (14.9) 1,189 12.2 <.01 2.5 .11
BB standing (<5 min) 21.1 (9.5) 29.0 (10.9) 15.4 (6.3) 18.9 (7.2) 1,189 47.4 <.01 5.4 .02
BB walking (<5 min) 34.5 (11.7) 32.1 (12.8) 14.8 (5.2) 16.2 (4.5) 1,189 0.2 .63 3.9 .05
Walking >10 min 2.5 (5.9) 0.3 (1.0) 0.7 (2.0) 0.9 (2.4) 1,189 7.7 <.01 9.8 <.01
  1. ANOVA was constructed with gender as a between subjects factor and time period (work vs leisure) as a within subject factor. Significant (p < .05) main effects of gender are shown in bold
  2. BB brief bursts (<5 min), EVA exposure variation analysis