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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants of Study 1 (n = 31)

From: A proper reference metabolic equivalent value to assess physical activity intensity in Japanese female nurses

  mean (SD) median (range)
Age (years) 48.7 (11.0) 46.5 (31.0-70.0)
BMI (kg/m2) 22.4 (3.2) 21.3 (17.8-30.8)
Total energy expenditure (kcal/day) 1,860.5 (197.9) 1,869.8 (1,470.4-2,242.7)
Hours of sleep (hr/day) 7.2 (0.6) 7.4 (5.6-8.4)
Hours of working (hr/week) 38.5 (13.9) 41.0 (4.0-56.0)
Sitting for working (hr/week) 13.9 (12.9) 10.0 (0.0-50.0)
Standing for working (hr/week) 12.1 (9.9) 10.0 (0.0-45.0)
Walking for working (hr/week) 11.4 (10.6) 10.0 (0.0-40.0)
Heavy work (hr/week) 1.1 (2.2) 0.0 (0.0-10.0)
Light physical activity (min/week) 105.2 (101.7) 70.0 (0.0-420.0)
Moderate physical activity (min/week) 36.1 (72.9) 0.0 (0.0-280.0)
Vigorous physical activity (min/week) 7.4 (24.2) 0.0 (0.0-120.0)