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Table 2 Physical activity characteristics (mean and 95 % CI) of all HDS participants (n = 2,321) estimated from the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study Physical Activity Questionnaire

From: Development and evaluation of the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parent Study Physical Activity Questionnaire (APCAPS-PAQ): a cross-sectional study

  HDS totala (n = 2,321)
  Men (n = 1,441) Women (n = 880) Total (n = 2,321)
Total activity (MET hr/day) 39.6 (39.2, 39.8) 36.0 (35.6, 36.3) 38. 2 (37.9, 38.4)
Activity intensity (min/day)b    
 Sedentary activity 364 (360, 380) 483 (477, 504) 409 (407, 424)
 Light activity 398 (385, 403) 367 (350, 370) 386 (374, 388)
 MVPA 171 (160, 174) 97 (53, 61) 113 (106, 116)
 Television viewing (min/day) 97 (93, 101) 124 (116, 131) 106 (102, 109)
  1. aThis excludes 73 participants who were recruited only for the Actiheart portion of criterion validity test
  2. Data in the table is presented as mean and 95 % confidence intervals (CI), except for moderate/vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and television viewing which are geometric means and 95 % CI
  3. bSedentary activity <1.5 METS, Light activity 1.5-3 METS, MVPA >3 METS.