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Table 2 Sex-and BMI-defined weight category strata of mean ± SD steps/day

From: Tracking of pedometer-determined physical activity in adults who relocate: results from RESIDE

  T1
Steps/day
T2
Steps/day
Pearson's
r
Spearman's
r
Δ = T2 – T1
Steps/day
(95% CI)
Normal weight = BMI < 25 kg/m2
Males (n = 167) 9,220 ± 3,808 9,066 ± 3,571 .691* .669* -157 ± 2,907
(-601, 287)
Females (n = 373) 8,870 ± 3,189 8,739 ± 3,178 .597* .564* 131 ± 2,859
(-422, 160)
Overweight ≥ BMI = 25 kg/m 2 to < 30 kg/m 2
Males (n = 243) 8,944 ± 3,611 8,481 ± 3,542 .573* .511* -463 ± 3,306
(-880, -45)
Females (n = 205) 8,679 ± 3392 8,704 ± 3,308 .524* .539* 25 ± 3,270
(-425, 475)
Obese = BMI > 30 kg/m 2
Males (n = 81) 7,318 ± 2,957 7,555 ± 2,961 .525* .511* 238 ± 2,886
(-400, 876)
Females (n = 106) 7,564 ± 2,926 8,193 ± 3,284 .425* .467* 629 ± 3,344
(-15, 1274)
  1. *correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)