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Table 1 Characteristics of physical activity levels and the time spend sitting according to the IPAQ-LV, among the students of different fields of health related faculty

From: The time spent sitting does not always mean a low level of physical activity

CategoryAll students (n = 216)MET-minutes/ weekPhysiotherapy students (n = 101)MET-minutes/ weekDietetics students (n = 42)MET-minutes/ weekPharmacy students (n = 73)MET-minutes/ week
%Mean (±SD)%Mean (±SD)%Mean (±SD)%Mean (±SD)
Low
PA
1.4453.7 ± 48.31.0420.0 ± 0.00.00.02.7470.5 ± 54.4
Moderate
PA
33.81852.1 ± 665.126.72017.7 ± 691.138.11879.2 ± 710.541.11688.7 ± 596.0
High
PA
64.88692.6 ± 7554.272.310,448.4 ± 9341.861.96805.6 ± 5006.956.26763.0 ± 3714.0
Total sitting 2781.8 ± 1238.5 2797.4 ± 1307.0 2215.7 ± 1230.1 3086.0 ± 1032.1
  1. (PA Physical activity)