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Table 2 Categories of health enhancing physical activity and median weekly minutes of walking by sample characteristics

From: The association between health enhancing physical activity and neighbourhood environment among Swedish adults – a population-based cross-sectional study

  N Health enhancing physical activity pa Walking
(Median)
pb
   Low
(%)
Moderate
(%)
High
(%)
   
Gender      0.001   0.020
   Women 777 38.5 42.3 19.1   180.0  
   Men 693 35.5 31.0 33.5   140.0  
Age      0.001   0.045
   18–34 395 29.8 37.6 32.6   120.0  
   35–54 566 36.5 40.4 23.1   150.0  
   55–74 509 43.6 32.5 23.9   180.0  
BMI        
   < 25.0 819 33.8 39.6 26.6 0.001 180.0 0.021
   25.0–29.9 508 37.5 34.6 27.9   125.0  
   ≥ 30.0 118 58.9 29.5 11.6   140.0  
Education      0.001   0.534
   College/university 443 38.9 42.1 19.0   175.0  
   High school 632 32.0 38.3 29.7   150.0  
   Other 77 35.2 35.2 29.6   180.0  
   Basic school 318 45.4 26.8 27.8   165.0  
Employment status      0.001   0.094
   Employed 880 34.3 39.4 26.4   150.0  
   Student 126 25.4 43.4 31.1   105.0  
   Retired 245 49.8 29.3 21.0   150.0  
Unemployed/unknown 219 41.5 31.5 27.0   210.0  
Marital status      0.110   0.712
   Single 420 33.8 36.6 29.6   150.0  
   Married/Partner 1046 38.4 37.1 24.5   150.0  
Smoking status      0.349   0.125
   Never smoked 765 34.9 38.1 27.0   140.0  
   Former smoker 398 40.7 33.6 25.3   180.0  
   Current smoker 293 37.1 38.6 24.3   180.0  
Self-perceived health      0.001   0.040
   Excellent 272 23.2 36.9 39.9   200.0  
   Very good 399 31.7 40.5 27.8   140.0  
   Good 478 40.3 38.6 21.1   177.5  
   Satisfactory or poor 309 51.8 28.8 19.4   127.5  
Total 1470c 37.1 36.9 26.0   150.0  
  1. a Calculated by χ2-test
  2. b Calculated by Mann-Whitney test (two groups) or Kruskal-Wallis test (three or more groups)
  3. cTotal numbers may not be equal to 1470 and 100% due to missing data in a few variables