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Table 3 Time in MVPA and fulfillment of different defined MVPA recommendations

From: Device-measured sedentary behavior and physical activity in older adults differ by demographic and health-related factors

 MVPA min/d≥ 150 min/w MVPA≥ 7000 steps/d≥ 5000 steps/dSelf-reported regular PAb
Total samplea25.8 (10.9–44.8)59648488
Sex
 Women27.3 (24.9–29.8)64*679191
 Men23.9 (20.6–27.2)54668986
Age group
 66 years32.4 (29.7–35.1)*75*78*95*90
 81–87 years17.6 (14.3–20.9)38517988
  ≥ 90 years12.5 (2.7–22.3)23226186
Education
  ≤ High school23.7 (20.7–26.7)*55*56*8886*
 University27.8 (25.3–30.4)64749191
Marital status
 Living alone25.4 (22.3–28.4)626387*86
 Married/partner26.6 (24.0–29.3)59709291
Body mass index
 Underweight < 2036.7 (26.8–46.7)*85*70*95*89
 Normal 20–2429.4 (26.5–32.3)69769391
 Overweight 25–2924.8 (21.7–27.9)58658889
 Obese ≥3016.1 (10.9–21.4)29388077
Physical function
 5 STS, not able to15.7 (9.1–22.3)*33*4978*79*
 5 STS, able to27.2 (25.2–29.3)63679190
  1. Data are reported as average median (confidence interval) or proportions in %, adjusted for all other listed variables plus wear time, *p < 0.05 within subgroups. aUnadjusted median (interquartile range). bn = 619. MVPA = moderate-to-vigorous physical activity; 5 STS = 5 times sit to stand test
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