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Table 2 Levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity at initial age when entering the study

From: Physical activity levels and determinants of change in young adults: a longitudinal panel study

   Males (N = 1534) Females (N = 1534)
number of days with ≥ 30 min of moderate activities per week
inactive 0 day 23.4% 29.7%
  1 day 22.6% 25.9%
  2 days 11.5% 12.0%
  3 days 27.7% 21.1%
active 4 days 6.5% 3.9%
  5 days 3.8% 3.6%
  6 days 1.7% 1.5%
  7 days 2.8% 2.3%
frequency of engaging in sport activities
"no sport" never 9.6% 17.9%
  less than once a month 2.6% 3.2%
  at least once a month 6.6% 8.9%
active in sport at least once a week 69.4% 63.2%
  every day 11.8% 6.8%
frequency of complete inactivity
completely inactive inactive and no sport 12.6% 20.6%
somewhat active   87.4% 79.4%
  1. The categories printed in bold correspond to the definition of the dichotomous physical activity outcome variables.