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Table 2 Means and standard deviations for responses to physical activity questionnaire (IPAQ short version, last 7 days) and criterion measures

From: Reliability and validity of the international physical activity questionnaire in the Nord-Trøndelag health study (HUNT) population of men

Measures N Mean SD
Vigorous activity days/week 107 1.78 1.80
Vigorous activity hours/day 104 1.29 1.86
Moderate activity days/week 106 2.18 2.04
Moderate activity hours/day 93 1.27 1.67
Walking 10 min. days/week 105 3.55 2.71
Walking hours/day 95 1.11 2.22
Sitting hours/day 92 5.91 3.5
Total IPAQ METs min/week 84 4157.07 6095.86
3 PA categories 84 2.12 0.75
BMI 108 26.3 3.16
BMI 3 categories 108 1.81 0.63
VO2max (mL·kg-1·min-1) 108 45.99 6.24
ActiReg    
EE (MJ1)) 93 12.71 1.82
PAL2) 93 1.68 0.2
METs1–33) 93 20.97 1.34
METs3–63) 93 2.69 1.26
METs 6+3) 93 0.27 0.26
  1. 1) average EE (MJ) per day
  2. 2) PAL = average physical activity level in 7 days
  3. 3) METs = average hours per day
  4. 3 PA categories = Classification of physical activity in three levels; "low", "moderate" and "high"
  5. BMI (Body Mass Index) 3 categories = Classification of BMI in three levels ; "normal" (< 25 kg/m2), "overweight" (25–29.99) and "obese" (≥30 kg/m2)