Table 3

Spearman correlation coefficients for the relationship among physical activity variables

Physical activity, by intensity and period of life

Physical activity, by intensity and period of life

Light physical activity

Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity


Light physical activity

15-18 years

19-29 years

35-39 years

15-18 years

19-29 years

35-39 years

Past 10 years

15-18 years

-

0.65

0.52

0.53

0.41

0.30

0.12

19-29 years

0.65

-

0.79

0.38

0.50

0.42

0.21

35-39 years

0.52

0.79

-

0.31

0.44

0.49

0.29

Past 10 years

0.35

0.53

0.66

0.21

0.32

0.39

0.49

Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity

Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity

15-18 years

19-29 years

35-39 years

15-18 years

-

0.69

0.53

19-29 years

0.69

-

0.79

35-39 years

0.53

0.79

-

Past 10 years

0.28

0.45

0.61


Peters et al. BMC Cancer 2009 9:349   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-9-349

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