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Table 2 Correlations of METs-min measured by IPAQ-L with measurements. Rho values.

From: An adapted version of the long International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ-L): construct validity in a low-income, multiethnic population study from Oslo, Norway

METs-min DBP BMI Waist/hip Triglycerides HDL-c. Glucose
Men, N = 1068       
Total PA, all domains -.08** -.02 -.12*** -.03 .03 -.00
   Commuting PA -.02 -.01 -.02 .01 .03 .04
   Occupational PA -.08** -.03 -.09** -.01 -.02 -.07*
   Domestic PA -.02 .01 -.03 .01 -.00 .03
   LPA -.04 .01 -.09** -.08** .10** -.03
   Hours spent sitting -.02 .06 .04 -.01 .00 -.03
PA by intensity       
   Vigorous LPA -.13*** -.07* -.14*** -.13*** .12*** -.07*
   Vigorous PA -.11*** -.04 -.12*** -.07* .08** -.07*
   Moderate PA -.05 -.01 -.07* .03 -.02 .02
Women, N = 1372       
Total PA, all domains -.07* -.04 -.09** -.07** .03 -.09**
   Commuting PA -.05 -.05 -.07* -.04 .04 -.02
   Occupational PA -.03 .02 -.02 -.03 -.00 -.03
   Domestic PA -.03 -.02 -.01 -.02 .02 -.04
   LPA -.05 -.10** -.13*** -.14*** .09** -.10***
   Hours spent sitting .06* .01 -.01 -.05 -.01 -.03
PA by intensity       
   Vigorous LPA -.08** -.09** -.12*** -.17*** .07* -.12***
   Vigorous PA -.07** -.06* -.12*** -.13*** .08** -.10***
   Moderate PA -.06* -.02 -.05 -.03 -.00 -.07*
  1. p-values according to Z-test: * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001.