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Table 4 Absolute energy expenditure in METs-min according to IPAQ-L at baseline. Median values by sex and education.

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

  Education ≥ 12 years   Education < 12 years  
Men, N = 1068 N METs-min N METs-min
Total PA 577 3976 399 5670*
   Commuting PA 615 363 430 366
   Occupational PA 606 289 425 440
   Domestic PA 615 420 431 495
   Hours spent sitting 616 44 435 35***
   LPA 587 1230 431 891***
PA by intensity     
   Vigorous PA 609 960 425 720
   Moderate PA 583 2520 404 3323**
Women, N = 1372     
Total PA 624 4533 623 4197
   Commuting PA 656 471 674 406
   Occupational PA 656 53 678 0
   Domestic PA 658 757 680 945
   LPA 634 1389 632 1024***
   Hours spent sitting 661 40 683 32***
PA by intensity     
   Vigorous PA 656 480 677 0***
   Moderate PA 626 3450 626 3561
  1. p-values according to Mann-Whitney tests: * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001.