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Table 5 Race and Gender Patterns of Physical Activity in the NHAPS Study3.

From: Activities Contributing to Total Energy Expenditure in the United States: Results from the NHAPS Study

Race Gender Number of Individuals (N) Number of activities1 Leisure Time Physical Activities Household Related Activities Mean Score (kcal/kg)
     (%) 2 (kcal/kg) (%) 2 (kcal/kg)  
White Male 2753 31 6.7 2.70 20.3 8.18 40.3
  Female 3399 26 4.5 1.71 34.0 12.92 38.0
African-American Male 277 23 6.3 2.39 16.7 6.35 38.0
  Female 442 17 1.5 0.55 29.7 10.87 36.6
Hispanic Male 124 25 6.3 2.48 20.0 7.86 39.3
  Female 155 19 4.5 1.68 32.2 12.04 37.4
Asian Male 63 17 3.2 1.12 21.7 7.62 35.1
  Female 60 21 8.1 3.05 23.4 8.82 37.7
  1. 1Number of activities to account for 90% of energy expenditure for each group. 2Percentage of energy expenditure for each group 3National Human Activity Pattern Survey (NHAPS). 173 individuals refused to identify their ethnicity and are not included in this table.