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Table 2 Physical activities and sedentary time, all participants in total and stratified by sex

From: Validation of two short questionnaires assessing physical activity in colorectal cancer patients

Physical activity (min/week)a NORDIET-FFQ SWA NORDIET-FFQ/SWA p-valuesb
Total (n = 78) Men (n = 42) Women (n = 36) Total (n = 78) Men (n = 42) Women (n = 36) ptot pmale pfemale
Median (P5, P95) Median (P5, P95) Median (P5, P95) Median (P5, P95) Median (P5, P95) Median (P5, P95)    
MVPA 247 (0,691) 226 (0,812) 247 (0,641) 187 (12,881) 200 (2,1342) 169 (24,615) 0.897 0.759 0.838
MPA 152 (0,469) 159 (0,469) 152 (0,469) 187 (12,691) 200 (2872) 169 (11,615) 0.007 0.050 0.090
VPA 0 (0,219) 0 (0,256) 0 (0,236) 0 (0,42) 0 (0,44) 0 (0,43) < 0.001 0.011 0.005
  HUNT-PAQ SWA HUNT-PAQ/SWA p-valuesb
  Total (n = 77) Men (n = 42) Women (n = 35) Total (n = 77) Men (n = 42) Women (n = 35) ptot pmale pfemale
MVPA 72 (0,504) 38 (0,504) 113 (0,389) 182 (11,881) 200 (2,1342) 156 (23,618) < 0.001 < 0.001 0.001
MPA 55 (0,504) 38 (0,504) 113 (0,353) 182 (11,696) 200 (2872) 156 (11,618) < 0.001 < 0.001 0.002
Sedentary time (h/day) 6 (0,12) 6 (0,13) 7 (0,12) 13 (10,15) 13 (10,15) 13 (10,15) < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. NORDIET-FFQ Norwegian Dietary Guidelines Food Frequency Questionnaire, HUNT-PAQ HUNT Physical Activity Questionnaire, SWA SenseWear Armband, MVPA (moderate intensity physical activity 10 min bouts + (vigorous intensity physical activity 10 min bouts*2)); bouts of 10 min = sum of at least 10 consecutive minutes of activity and above, MPA moderate intensity physical activity in bouts of 10 min, VPA vigorous intensity physical activity in bouts of 10 min
  2. aPhysical activity levels based on Norwegian Food Based Dietary Guidelines
  3. bWilcoxon signed rank test, p-values for median physical activity from NORDIET-FFQ, HUNT-PAQ and SWA, both total and between sex