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Table 3 Objective measures of physical activity and fitness by self-reported PA level among 177 women.

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

PA level % PA (N) PAEE MVPA Acceleration VO2max zPAFIT BMI
1 1.7 (3) 31.8 (4.50) .80 (.10) .07 (.003) 29.1(1.10) -.70 (.33) 29.1(2.68)
2 5.1 (9) 35.7 (3.17) .87 (.19) .08 (.006) 29.9 (.95) -.42 (.19) 25.0(1.16)
3 7.4 (13) 37.7 (5.01) 1.16 (.31) .08 (.006) 22.4 (.89) -.59 (.27) 27.5(.96)
4 14.1(25) 39.3 (2.07) 1.31 (.15) .09 (.007) 29.9 (.67) -.43 (.11) 27.4 (.72)
5 23.2(41) 42.4 (1.97) 1.38 (.10) .11 (.006) 31.6 (.91) -.13(.15) 26.7 (.60)
6 18.1(32) 47.7 (2.62) 1.49 (.13) .13 (.009) 33.4 (.65) .35 (.13) 24.1 (.53)
7 17.5(31) 52.1 (2.43) 1.98 (.15) .12 (.006) 33.8 (.84) .32 (.14) 26.4 (.60)
8 10.2(18) 47.7 (2.39) 1.67 (.14) .14 (.008) 32.3 (.70) .10 (.12) 25.7 (.63)
9 1.1 (2) 57.1(17.91) 2.44(.1.30) .13 (.01) 29.7(3.72) .12 (.81) 25.0 (.81)
10 1.7 (3) 70.4(14.40) 3.42 (1.58) .16 (.04) 41.1(7.15) 1.84(1.14) 25.1(1.86)
Test for trend P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P = 0.047