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Table 2 Characteristics of participants by quartile of leisure-time physical activity

From: Association of work-related and leisure-time physical activity with workplace food purchases, dietary quality, and health of hospital employees

 Leisure-time physical activity quartiles
VariableQ1 (lowest)
N = 167
0–3 met-hours per week
Q2
N = 134
4–12 met-hours per week
Q3
N = 151
12–28 met-hours per week
Q4 (highest)
N = 150
28–214 met-hours per week
 M (SD)
Age44.9 (12.0)44.0 (12.0)42.3 (12.2)43.2 (12.6)
N (%)
Gender
 Male31 (18.6)28 (20.9)30 (19.9)35 (23.3)
 Female136 (87.4)106 (89.1)121 (80.1)115 (76.7)
Race
 White127 (76.1)111 (82.2)127 (84.7)123 (82.0)
 Black22 (13.2)11 (8.2)10 (6.7)11 (7.3)
 Asian7 (4.2)6 (4.4)7 (4.7)7 (4.7)
 Other/Not reported11 (6.6)7 (5.2)6 (4.0)9 (6.0)
Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic/Latino/a151 (90.4)128 (95.5)140 (92.7)137 (91.3)
 Hispanic/Latino/a11 (6.6)5 (3.7)10 (6.6)8 (5.3)
 Not reported5 (3.0)1 (0.7)1 (0.7)5 (3.3)
Job Type
 Administrative/Service32 (19.2)18 (13.3)21 (14.0)13 (8.7)
  Craft/Technicians24 (14.4)15 (11.2)12 (8.0)16 (10.7)
  Management/ Professionals92 (55.1)76 (56.7)99 (66.0)110 (73.3)
 MDs/PhDs19 (11.4)26 (19.4)18 (12.0)11 (7.3)
Education Level
 High School/Some College26 (15.6)16 (11.9)18 (11.9)15 (10.0)
 College Degree76 (45.5)54 (40.3)51 (33.8)59 (39.3)
 Graduate Degree64 (38.3)65 (48.5)79 (52.3)76 (50.7)
 Not reported1 (0.6)0 (0.0)2 (1.3)0 (0.0)
Current Smoker7 (4.2)6 (4.5)2 (1.3)2 (1.3)