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Table 4 Prevalence of sedentarism among pregnant women

From: Sedentary behaviours during pregnancy: a systematic review

Sedentary activity definition Studies Assessment method N Prevalence
Sedentary Jiang 2012 [30] Objective 862 18%
Hegaard 2011 [35] Non-objective 4718 29%
Watching TV or videos 5 or more (h/day) Evenson 2011 [11] Non-objective 359 15.3%
Watching TV 2 or more (h/day) Oken 2006 [29] Non-objective 1581 34%
Watching TV 3 or more (h/day) Padmapriya 2015 [42] Non-objective 1171 31.9%
Mostly sitting during day Evenson 2011 [11] Non-objective 359 24%