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Table 4 Time allocation to active SLOTH domains in minutes per day by occupation status and sex

From: Time allocation to active domains, physical activity, and health indicators in older adults: cross-sectional results from the OUTDOOR ACTIVE study

  Women Men
No occupation (n = 360) Occupationa (n = 52) No occupation (n = 312) Occupationa (n = 85)
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Leisure, only active
 Total 23.0 (33.2) 19.8 (27.3) 22.8 (35.7) 19.8 (27.9)
 Participation rate % 61.4 67.3 52.6 56.5
 Performers only 37.4 (35.4) 29.4 (28.8) 43.3 (39.2) 35.0 (29.0)
Transport, only active
 Total 13.1 (9.4) 10.2 (8.3) 11.7 (10.1) 9.3 (8.0)
 Participation rate % 89.7 78.9 91.0 87.1
 Performers only 14.6 (8.7) 12.9 (7.3) 12.9 (9.9) 10.7 (7.7)
Home-based activities
 Total 107.2 (91.8) 105.3 (88.8) 77.1 (69.2) 61.3 (74.8)
 Participation rate % 90.6 90.4 92.6 90.6
 Performers only 118.3 (89.3) 116.5 (86.1) 83.2 (68.3) 67.7 (75.8)
Housework
 Total 80.3 (71.1) 87.9 (78.9) 39.7 (38.8) 31.8 (37.1)
 Participation rate % 89.2 86.5 86.9 81.2
 Performers only 90.0 (69.2) 101.5 (76.2) 45.7 (38.1) 39.1 (37.5)
Gardening
 Total 26.9 (40.7) 17.5 (21.7) 37.4 (46.6) 29.6 (60.4)
 Participation rate % 64.7 69.2 79.2 67.1
 Performers only 41.5 (44.2) 25.2 (22.4) 47.2 (47.7) 44.1 (69.4)
  1. aonly paid occupation
  2. SD Standard deviation