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Table 2 Percentages of self-reported (OSPAQ) and accelerometer-assessed measures of different occupational activities.

From: The occupational sitting and physical activity questionnaire (OSPAQ): a validation study with accelerometer-assessed measures

  Total sample (401) Physically active jobs (331a) Sedentary jobs (65a) P-value
% Sitting: mean (SD)
 OSPAQ 26.34 (29.55) 20.20 (25.55) 57.77 (32.73) < 0.001
 Accelerometers 34.34 (23.69) 30.40 (21.02) 55.30 (25.61) < 0.001
  < 0.001 < 0.001 0.35  
% Standing: mean (SD)
 OSPAQ 28.14 (22.71) 29.82 (22.85) 18.63 (18.34) < 0.001
 Accelerometers 35.38 (17.06) 37.01 (15.93) 27.19 (19.81) < 0.001
  < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001  
% Walking: mean (SD)
 OSPAQ 29.90 (18.64) 31.26 (18.46) 17 (13.90) < 0.001
 Accelerometers 15.55 (8.36) 16.73 (8.45) 9.78 (4.94) < 0.001
  < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001  
% Heavy labour: mean (SD)
 OSPAQ 16.68 (18.22) 18.91 (18.64) 6.40 (11.79) < 0.001
 Accelerometers 13.53 (7.22) 14.45 (7.36) 8.83 (4.43) < 0.001
  0.002 < 0.001 0.09  
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD. a = 5 missings