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Table 2 Accelerometer-measured activity of sampled participants (n = 40)a

From: Assessing and understanding sedentary behaviour in office-based working adults: a mixed-method approach

  Workdays Non-Workdays p-value
  Median (IQR)   Median (IQR)   
Wear days 5.0 (1.0)   2.0 (0.0)   
Wear time/day (minutes) 875.0 (173.0)   790.0 (154.0)   <0.01*
Steps taken 7494.0 (4415.5)   7427.0 (5428)   0.76
Wear time spent/day (minutes)   %   %  
 Sedentary intensity (<150 CPM)b 667.0 (174.5) 76.9 557.0 (158.0) 69.5 <0.01*
 Light intensity (150–2019 CPM) 177.0 (79.0) 19.7 214.0 (107) 26.4 <0.01*
 Moderate intensity (2020–5999 CPM) 26.0 (29.5) 2.9 19.0 (33.0) 2.2 0.04*
 Moderate-to-vigorous intensity (≥2020 CPM) 27.0 (31.0) 3.0 21.0 (39.0) 2.8 0.14
  1. aparticipants (n = 37) with valid wear time (at least 4 days with at least 10h per day)
  2. bcounts per minute (CPM) based on previously established cut points for activity intensity
  3. *p < 0.05 between workdays and non-workdays