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Table 4 Changes in the level of physical activity compared to weight changes during the COVID-19 quarantine in Saudi Arabia (n 2255)a

From: The impact of COVID-19 quarantine on dietary habits and physical activity in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study

  Total
(n = 2255)
Weight change
Weight Gain
(n = 859)
Weight Loss
(n = 582)
No Change
(n = 814)
P valueb
Level of Physical Activity      < 0.001
 Increased 603 (27) 122 (5) 286 (13) 195 (9)  
 Decreased 1181 (52) 624 (28) 217 (9) 340 (15)  
 No change 471 (21) 113 (5) 79 (4) 279 (12)  
  1. aData presented as number and percentage
  2. bDifferences between the three groups were assessed via Chi-square test