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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of study participants, n = 177 women.

From: Criterion validity of a 10-category scale for ranking physical activity in Norwegian women

Characteristics Mean SD Min Max
Age (years) 47.5 4.4 40 55
Height (m) 1.7 0.06 1.51 1.8
Weight (kg) 71.1 10.9 47 115.3
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 26.1 3.5 18.8 37.5
PAEE (kJ/kg/day) 44.9 14.4 17.5 96.6
Acceleration (m/s 2 ) 0.1 0.04 0.02 0.3
Sedentary time (hours/day) 9.9 1.4 6.6 15.4
Low intensity PA (hours/day) 12.6 1.4 7.5 16.0
MVPA (hours/day) 1.5 0.9 0.2 6.5
VO 2 max (mlO 2 /min/kg) 31.9 4.8 22.8 53.9
NOPAQ* 5 3 1 10
  1. *Self-reported PA level median (interquartile range)