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Table 2 Descriptive analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (Mean and SD) and neck circumference (frequency and %) of adolescents and adults from eight Latin America countries (n = 2730)

From: Association of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity with neck circumference in eight Latin American countries

Country MVPA Neck circumference
Min/day Mean (SD) Normal n (%) Elevated n (%)
Argentina 32.81 (22.63) 169 (57.7%) 124 (42.3%)
Brazil 33.37 (24.63) 405 (71.9%) 158 (28.1%)
Chile 40.27 (23.66) 128 (43.1%) 169 (56.9%)
Colombia 34.84 (24.63) 255 (75.2%) 84 (24.8%)
Costa Rica 32.41 (28.19) 149 (54.6%) 124 (45.4%)
Ecuador 40.04 (30.58) 188 (70.1%) 80 (29.9%)
Peru 36.43 (26.60) 212 (64.2%) 118 (35.8%)
Venezuela 31.16 (21.91) 213 (58.0%) 154 (42.0%)
Full sample 34.88 (25.40) 1719 (63.0%) 1011 (37.0%)
  1. MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity