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Physical Activity among Veterans and Nonveterans with Diabetes

Table 2

Mean minutes of moderate, vigorous, and total physical activity in an average week reported by veterans and nonveterans with and without diabetes in the United States, 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.

Demographic groupModerateVigorousTotal
mean (SE)mean (SE)mean (SE)

Veterans ( 𝑛 = 4 8 ,582)57.2 (0.6)35.3 (0.5)92.5 (0.9)
 With diabetes ( 𝑛 = 8 ,515)48.7 (1.3)24.4 (1.3)73.1 (2.0)
 With pre-diabetes ( 𝑛 = 9 4 7 )48.5 (3.1)29.7 (2.8)78.1 (4.9)
 Without diabetes ( 𝑛 = 3 9 ,120)59.0 (0.7)37.4 (0.6)96.5 (1.1)
 Age 18–54 ( 𝑛 = 1 0 ,471)60.4 (1.3)42.7 (1.1)103.2 (2.0)
 Age 55–64 ( 𝑛 = 1 2 ,664)57.5 (1.0)36.1 (1.1)93.6 (1.7)
 Age 65–74 ( 𝑛 = 1 2 ,507)58.3 (1.0)31.5 (0.8)89.9 (1.5)
A g e 7 5 ( 𝑛 = 1 2 ,940)50.2 (1.1)24.5 (0.8)74.6 (1.5)
Nonveterans ( 𝑛 = 3 1 3 ,556)53.3 (0.3)33.2 (0.2)86.5 (0.4)
 With diabetes ( 𝑛 = 3 4 ,533)42.8 (0.7)19.0 (0.5)61.8 (1.0)
 With pre-diabetes ( 𝑛 = 4 ,731)51.3 (3.0)26.4 (1.7)77.7 (4.2)
 Without diabetes ( 𝑛 = 2 7 4 ,292)54.3 (0.3)34.5 (0.3)88.8 (0.5)
 Age 18–54 ( 𝑛 = 1 5 8 ,990)55.1 (0.4)37.3 (0.3)92.4 (0.6)
 Age 55–64 ( 𝑛 = 6 8 ,919)50.6 (0.5)26.4 (0.4)76.9 (0.7)
 Age 65–74 ( 𝑛 = 4 9 ,040)50.8 (0.5)21.9 (0.4)72.7 (0.7)
A g e 7 5 ( 𝑛 = 3 6 ,607)40.8 (0.6)13.6 (0.4)54.5 (0.8)

SE: standard error.

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