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Table 3 Proportion of diary days (and 95% CI) meeting public health guidelines by walking for exercise, walking for transport, all walking, sports/exercise (walking for exercise not included), and all PA

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

PA variable Proportion of days
meeting public health guidelines
(≥ 30 minutes/day of at moderate+ activities)
  Accumulated
(no restrictions)
Accumulated in bouts
≥ 10 minutes
Walking for exercise (includes hiking/bushwalking) 7.3 (6.9–7.8) 7.3 (6.9–7.8)
Walking for transport 7.3 (6.8–7.7) 6.6 (6.2–7.0)
All walking (for exercise and for transport) 14.2 (13.6–14.7) 13.7 (13.1–14.3)
Sports/exercise (walking for exercise not included) 11.9 (11.4–12.4) 11.6 (11.1–12.1)
All PA (sports/exercise/all walking) 24.1 (23.3–24.7) 23.8 (23.1–24.5)