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Table 1 Total sample (n = 14315 diary days) and doer sub-samples* of accumulated daily minutes in walking for exercise, sports/exercise, and walking for transport

From: Patterns of walking for transport and exercise: a novel application of time use data

PA variable Total sample Doer sub-sample*
  mean ± SD** # of diary days (%) Mean ± SD median (25 th , 75 th )
Walking for exercise 5.4 ± 22.5 1318
(9%)
58.6 ± 49.1
50 (30, 70)
Sports/exercise (walking for exercise not included) 14.8 ± 50.3 2100
(15%)
100.6 ± 92.8
70 (35, 130)
Walking for transport 5.8 ± 16.6 2879
(20%)
28.8 ± 26.5
20 (10, 40)
  1. * 'Doer' is an accepted time use research term that represents a participant sub-sample of those reporting any of the indicated PA. # of diary days varies within each PA variable category as indicated. ** Median and 25th, 75th percentiles are not presented for total sample since all values were zero.