Skip to main content

Table 2 MVPA, moderate and vigorous-intensity physical activity measured at 11, 15 and 18 years. The 1993 Pelotas (Brasil) Birth Cohort

From: Physical activity throughout adolescence and body composition at 18 years: 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study

Follow-up % Active (≥300 min/week) MVPA (min./week) Moderate-intensity PA (min./week) Vigorous-intensity PA (min./week)
N % n Median (IQR) n Median (IQR) n Median (IQR)
11 years Total 4293 48.0 4293 280 (140-545) 4312 150 (75-290) 4311 30 (0-180)
Male 2120 58.4 2120 370 (180-662) 2130 140 (60-265) 2128 120 (16-330)
Females 2173 38.0 2173 220 (110-415) 2182 167 (85-315) 2183 0 (0-45)
15 years Total 4324 48.2 4324 280 (120-580) 4326 120 (50-245) 4326 0 (0-195)
Male 2110 62.6 2110 420 (190-810) 2115 100 (30-200) 2115 150 (0-420)
Females 2214 34.5 2214 200 (90-390) 2211 150 (50-280) 2211 0 (0-0)
18 years Total 4060 57.3 4060 360 (152-680) 4104 240 (120-490) 4099 0 (0-360)
Male 1989 69.5 1989 480 (250-850) 2014 300 (150-600) 2010 120 (0-600)
Females 2071 45.6 2071 250 (120-510) 2090 210 (90-420) 2089 0 (0-0)
  1. MVPA Moderate to vigorous physical activity, IQR Interquartile range