Journal of Diabetes Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Physical Activity Patterns and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome in Middle-Aged and Elderly Northern Chinese Adults

Table 2

The physical activity levels in different domains of the participants grouped by different factors.

VariablesTotal (MET h/wk)Working (MET h/wk)Transportation (MET h/wk)LTPA (MET h/wk)

Total62.4930.8018.8712.82
Sex
 Male61.0629.2217.8513.99
 Female63.7832.2119.8011.77
Age
 40–4967.8831.4519.8916.54
 50–5967.1935.0421.5210.65
 60–6952.3625.8515.2011.32
 70+51.0221.9613.1915.87
BMI
 −2466.4936.1718.8411.49
 24–2858.3425.6118.7314.00
 28+63.4231.2419.2412.93
WC
 Female < 8567.6335.4618.0914.08
 Male < 90
 Female ≥ 8558.8727.5119.4411.93
 Male ≥ 90
Education
 Illiteracy71.0337.6020.0313.40
 Primary school67.9041.4514.6711.77
 Junior high school80.2344.6522.0813.50
 Senior high school47.6816.9618.4612.26
 College or above33.880.6419.2814.02

MET: metabolic equivalent task; WC: waist circumference; BMI: body mass index; LTPA: leisure time physical activity.

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