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Table 2 Intensitya and duration of physical activity in occupational and household physical activity

From: Large ethnic variations in recommended physical activity according to activity domains in amsterdam, the netherlands

   Men Women
   Dutch Hindustani-
Surinamese
African-
Surinamese
Dutch Hindustani-
Surinamese
African-
Surinamese
Occupational intensity (% vigorous) 32.2 39.1 34.2 23.7 24.9 26.7
  duration (median, hours/week) 20 36 36* 18 30 28.5*
Household intensity (% vigorous) 48.4 59.9 55.8 58.6 59.3 60.9
  duration (median, hours/week) 2 2 2* 3 3 3
  1. aAge-standardized to Amsterdam population. Difference in intensity: Chi-square test of independence between groups. Difference in duration: Kruskal-Wallis rank test for difference. *p < 0.05.