Table 2

Physical Activity Monitor Measures by Gender-Race/Ethnic Groups (mean, SE)* - NHANES 2003-2006, ages 20-65 y (n = 3,370)

Variable

Male

Female


White

(N = 926)

Black

(N = 386)

Mexican American

(N = 463)

Total

(N = 1775)

White

(N = 837)

Black

(375)

Mexican American

(N = 383)

Total

(N = 1595)

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Mean

SE

Mean

SE


Mean Counts per min

383.6

5.0

374.4

8.7

466.4

9.7

392.7

4.3

324.7

4.1

297.9

6.6

328.1

5.6

321.0

3.5

Mean Wear Time (hr/d)

14.6

0.1

14.9

0.1

14.3

0.1

14.6

0.1

14.2

0.1

14.3

0.1

14.0

0.1

14.2

0.1

Mod Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts)

33.2

0.9

31.8

1.4

40.9

1.5

34.1

0.8

20.3

0.7

18.0

1.3

18.7

0.9

19.9

0.7

Vig Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts)

1.5

0.2

1.5

0.3

1.3

0.3

1.5

0.1

1.3

0.1

0.6

0.1

0.4

0.1

1.1

0.1

Mod & Vig (min/d in 1-min bouts)

34.7

0.9

33.4

1.4

42.1

1.5

35.6

0.8

21.6

0.8

18.5

1.3

19.1

0.9

21.0

0.7

Mod Activity (min/d in 10-min bouts)

7.0

0.5

7.5

0.8

8.9

0.6

7.4

0.4

5.3

0.5

4.7

0.8

4.5

0.4

5.2

0.4

Vig Activity (min/d in 10-min bouts)

0.8

0.2

0.7

0.3

0.6

0.2

0.8

0.1

1.0

0.1

0.4

0.1

0.1

0.04

0.8

0.1

Mod & Vig (min/d in 10-min bouts)

8.7

0.6

9.2

0.9

10.3

0.6

9.1

0.5

6.9

0.6

5.3

0.9

5.0

0.4

6.6

0.5


*Age-adjusted by year 2000 US population

Abbreviations: Mod, moderate; Vig, vigorous

Luke et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:387   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-387

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