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Table 2 Analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity data as measured by IPAQ and accelerometer

From: Validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) for assessing moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and sedentary behaviour of older adults in the United Kingdom

Physical activity measurement tool Median minutes of MVPA per week (SD) Inter quartile range Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test Spearman’s Rank Correlations
IPAQ 965.0 (1064.6) 340.0–1785.0 0.001 .52a
Accelerometer 1291.0 (488.7) 917.3–1642.8
Males
 IPAQ 780.0 (1049.2) 347.5–1575.0 0.011 .56a
 Accelerometer 1174.0 (469.1) 798.0–1495.0
Females
 IPAQ 1140.0 (1081.7) 326.3–1867.5 0.024 .43a
 Accelerometer 1371.8 (481.3) 1132.6–1750.1
  1. aCorrelation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)