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Table 3 Minutes spent sitting, standing and in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) per day and steps per day during work and in leisure time at day 1–4 for month 1, 2 and 3. (n = number of participants with valid accelerometer information on the particular day)

From: Intra-individual variability in day-to-day and month-to-month measurements of physical activity and sedentary behaviour at work and in leisure-time among Danish adults

  Month 1 Month 2 Month 3 p-value daya
  n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD)  
Work sit        0.700
 Day 1 83 326 (83) 112 359 (69) 90 356 (74)  
 Day 2 127 341 (62) 116 345 (83) 107 352 (82)  
 Day 3 124 345 (69) 105 351 (71) 94 356 (71)  
 Day 4 93 328 (91) 87 376 (54) 52 342 (89)  
Work stand        0.656
 Day 1 83 101 (72) 112 77 (60) 90 80 (61)  
 Day 2 127 89 (53) 116 90 (72) 107 82 (70)  
 Day 3 124 87 (58) 105 84 (61) 94 76 (59)  
 Day 4 93 103 (79) 87 61 (40) 52 87 (12)  
Work steps        0.262
 Day 1 83 3716 (1499) 112 3316 (1608) 90 3247 (1391)  
 Day 2 127 3604 (1432) 116 3271 (1487) 107 3404 (1665)  
 Day 3 124 3411 (1543) 105 3279 (1421) 94 3478 (1393)  
 Day 4 93 3293 (1355) 87 3162 (1507) 52 3740 (1717)  
Work MVPA        0.314
 Day 1 83 22 (11) 112 22 (12) 90 22 (11)  
 Day 2 127 26 (11) 116 24 (12) 107 25 (14)  
 Day 3 124 24 (11) 105 23 (11) 94 25 (11)  
 Day 4 93 24 (11) 87 25 (12) 52 28 (14)  
Leisure sit        0.360
 Day 1 83 282 (63) 112 291 (58) 90 284 (58)  
 Day 2 127 279 (59) 116 287 (58) 107 278 (63)  
 Day 3 124 285 (56) 105 293 (59) 94 276 (65)  
 Day 4 93 301 (59) 87 292 (67) 52 272 (71)  
Leisure Stand        0.382
 Day 1 83 100 (35) 112 99 (38) 90 103 (35)  
 Day 2 127 105 (35) 116 102 (39) 107 107 (38)  
 Day 3 124 103 (37) 105 99 (36) 94 106 (40)  
 Day 4 93 94 (34) 87 100 (41) 52 108 (41)  
Leisure steps        0.780
 Day 1 83 5900 (2986) 112 5361 (2646) 90 5555 (2623)  
 Day 2 127 5770 (2730) 116 5433 (2669) 107 5542 (2533)  
 Day 3 124 5669 (2634) 105 5362 (2823) 94 5932 (2919)  
 Day 4 93 5065 (2230) 87 5253 (2555) 52 6407 (3637)  
Leisure MVPA        0.293
 Day 1 83 45 (25) 112 43 (28) 90 44 (24)  
 Day 2 127 51 (29) 116 47 (27) 107 50 (29)  
 Day 3 124 48 (28) 105 44 (26) 94 52 (32)  
 Day 4 93 40 (22) 87 40 (25) 52 49 (28)  
  1. aLikelihood ratio test for equal means between days