Journal of Obesity / 2010 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Validation of a Novel Physical Activity Assessment Device in Morbidly Obese Females

Table 3

The accuracy of activity type detection by the IDEEA monitor.

SitLieStandReclineLeanWalkAscend stairsDescend stairsTotal


This table presents the number of correct detections by the IDEEA monitor over the number of total trials (n = 6 cases and 6 controls). The 10.4% difference in accuracy in controls versus cases (92.7% versus 82.3%) was statistically significant (chi-square test, P =.029).