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Table 5 Patterns of physical activity levels among Syrian refugees

From: Assessment of physical activity and its facilitators and barriers among Syrian refugees living in Amman City, Jordan: a cross-sectional study

  Participants
No (%)
Median (IQR) Range p-valuea
All activity (MET-min/wk)
 Total 173 4398 (0, 7386) 0–17,838  
 Male 79 (45.7) 4066.5 (0, 7572) 0–15,813  
 Female 94 (54.3) 4673.5 (0, 6657) 0–17,838 p = 0.78
Vigorous activity (MET-min/wk)
 Total 182 960 (0, 2880) 0–10,080  
 Male 85 (46.7) 480 (0, 2400) 0–10,080  
 Female 97 (53.3) 1920 (0, 2880) 0–10,080 p < 0.01
Moderate activity (MET-min/wk)
 Total 185 1440 (0, 1440) 0–5760  
 Male 86 (46.5) 660 (0, 2520) 0–5760  
 Female 99 (53.5) 1440 (0, 3360) 0–5040 p < 0.05
Walking activity (MET-min/wk)
 Total 186 693 (0, 1386) 0–4158  
 Male 87 (46.8) 1039.5 (0, 2772) 0–4158  
 Female 99 (53.2) 396 (0, 1188) 0–4158 p < 0.01
Sedentary time (minutes)
 Total 181 180 (0, 300) 0–960  
 Male 83 (45.9) 240 (60, 600) 60–960  
 Female 98 (54.1) 180 (0, 240) 0–960 p < 0.01
  1. IQR Interquartile range (first-third quartiles)
  2. MET-min/wk Metabolic equivalent-minutes/week
  3. a Mann-Whitney U test