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Table 2 Physical Activity by Socio-demographic Factors in EPIC-Norfolk Men and Women

From: The descriptive epidemiology of accelerometer-measured physical activity in older adults

   Overall PA volume Time below 100 cpm Time above 809 cpm   Time above 2020 cpm  
   Counts per minute min/day min/day, not considering bouts min/day in bouts of at least 10 min min/day, not considering bouts min/day in bouts of at least 10 min
   median (IQR) median (IQR) median (IQR) median (IQR) median (IQR) median (IQR)
Men n = 1797 (44.3 %)
Age <60 years 305 (234, 389) 584 (531, 645) 96 (74, 129) 17 (7, 33) 28 (17, 44) 5 (0, 14)
  60-70 years 276 (204, 364) 576 (518, 627) 88 (60, 122) 16 (6, 33) 25 (13, 39) 3 (0, 13)
  70-80 years 216 (155, 288) 602 (544, 643) 64 (41, 95) 12 (3, 24) 14 (6, 29) 1 (0, 8)
  >80 years 120 (80, 178)** 643 (584, 697)** 29 (13, 52)** 2 (0, 10)** 3 (1, 11)** 0 (0, 1)**
Paid employment yes 287 (219, 368) 577 (523, 630) 94 (68, 128) 14 (6, 29) 24 (13, 39) 3 (0, 10)
  no 215 (150, 304)** 599 (543, 649)** 65 (38, 97)** 11 (2, 27)** 16 (5, 31)** 2 (0, 10)
Educational level O-level & lower 227 (156, 309) 591 (536, 648) 72 (42, 102) 11 (3, 25) 16 (6, 31) 1 (0, 7)
  A-level 240 (165, 327) 586 (530, 639) 73 (44, 110) 12 (3, 27) 18 (7, 33) 2 (0, 9)
  Degree 255 (179, 339)* 605 (556, 653)** 77 (52, 109) 17 (6, 32)** 24 (12, 40)** 5 (0, 15)**
BMI normal weight 277 (201, 361) 576 (419, 626) 86 (56, 119) 18 (5, 33) 25 (11, 41) 4 (0, 15)
  overweight 237 (168, 325) 591 (537, 644) 75 (45, 106) 12 (4, 27) 19 (8, 34) 2 (0, 9)
  obese 181 (121, 261)** 618 (562, 669)** 52 (31, 81)** 5 (0, 18)** 10 (3, 23)** 0 (0, 5)**
Smoking current 218 (120, 321) 596 (524, 669) 67 (29, 110) 6 (0, 21) 12 (3, 27) 0 (0, 2)
  former/never 238 (167, 327) 592 (536, 644) 74 (47, 107) 13 (4, 28) 19 (8, 34) 2 (0, 10)
Self-rated health very good 267 (201, 359) 580 (528, 632) 88 (59, 121) 18 (6, 33) 24 (11, 38) 3 (0, 13)
  good 230 (163, 309) 596 (541, 644) 70 (44, 102) 12 (3, 26) 18 (8, 32) 2 (0, 10)
  poor 169 (110, 243)** 620 (561, 684)** 45 (24, 79)** 5 (0, 15)** 7 (2, 21)** 0 (0, 4)**
Women n = 2255 (55.7 %)
Age <60 years 274 (217, 351) 581 (491, 581) 86 (63, 116) 13 (4, 26) 22 (10, 34) 4 (0, 13)
  60-70 years 267 (207, 341) 530 (480, 582) 83 (58, 113) 14 (4, 26) 19 (9, 32) 3 (0, 11)
  70-80 years 210 (146, 271) 562 (507, 617) 57 (33, 88) 6 (1, 16) 10 (3, 19) 0 (0, 5)
  >80 years 134 (97, 190)** 612 (562, 670)** 28 (19, 51)** 2 (0, 7)** 3 (1, 8)** 0 (0, 0)**
Paid employment yes 274 (212, 345) 536 (487, 583) 86 (60, 116) 12 (4, 25) 20 (10, 33) 3 (0, 11)
  no 228 (166, 306)** 551 (491, 606)** 68 (41, 97)** 9 (2, 22)** 13 (5, 26)** 1 (0, 8)**
Educational level O-level & lower 227 (164, 303) 548 (495, 602) 66 (41, 98) 8 (2, 20) 12 (5, 24) 0 (0, 6)
  A-level 241 (182, 317) 545 (489, 601) 74 (47, 104) 10 (3, 22) 15 (7, 28) 2 (0, 8)
  Degree 267 (195, 344)** 551 (495, 601) 81 (55, 111)** 15 (5, 27)** 20 (9, 33)** 4 (0, 13)**
BMI normal weight 271 (204, 344) 532 (481, 583) 83 (56, 112) 14 (4, 26) 19 (9, 33) 3 (0, 11)
  overweight 232 (167, 307) 551 (500, 603) 67 (42, 100) 9 (2, 20) 14 (6, 26) 1 (0, 8)
  obese 205 (139, 263)** 572 (510, 630)** 60 (32, 86)** 5 (0, 14)** 7 (2, 17)** 0 (0, 2)**
Smoking current 214 (174, 299) 546 (484, 597) 64 (43, 97) 6 (1, 18) 11 (5, 25) 0 (0, 5)
  former/never 240 (177, 317) 547 (493, 602) 72 (46, 103) 10 (3. 23) 15 (6, 28) 2 (0, 9)
Self-rated health very good 267 (206, 341) 538 (485, 588) 83 (57, 112) 14 (5, 26) 19 (10, 32) 3 (0, 12)
  good 228 (171, 301) 551 (494, 605) 67 (43, 97) 8 (2, 20) 13 (5, 24) 1 (0, 7)
  poor 188 (128, 255)** 563 (513, 631)** 51 (25, 80)** 3 (0, 16)** 6 (2, 16)** 0 (0, 2)**
  1. *Data are medians and interquartile ranges. P-values denote significance of non-parametric test for trend across categories (* P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01). Values are rounded