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Table 3 Daily minutes of accelerometer-measured physical activity (PA)

From: Dose-response relation of self-reported and accelerometer-measured physical activity to perceived health in middle age—the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study

Accelerometer measured PA Men (N = 2413) Women (N = 3068) All (N = 5481)
Very light intensity PA (1–2 MET) (min/d) 644 (95)* 621 (88) 631 (92)
Light intensity PA (2–3.5 MET) (min/d) 266 (70)* 288 (73) 278 (72)
Moderate intensity PA (3.5–5 MET) (min/d) 48 (25)* 28 (15) 37 (22)
Vigorous intensity PA (5–8 MET) (min/d) 18 (13)* 28 (17) 23 (16)
Very vigorous intensity PA (>  8 MET) (min/d) 12 (13)* 5 (7) 8 (10)
MVPA (≥ 3.5 MET) (min/d) 79 (39)* 61 (29) 69 (35)
MVPA MET-minutes (MET-min/d) 422 (234)* 329 (177) 370 (209)
  1. mean (SD), *different from women (p < 0.001), MVPA = Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity