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Table 2 Objectively measured and self reported physical activity in first trimester (median; interquartile range)

From: Objectively measured physical activity during pregnancy: a study in obese and overweight women

  All women
n = 55
Nulliparous
n = 26
Multiparous
n = 29
p value
Accelerometry data:     
Total recorded time (mins/day) 798 (742 -835) 789 (736-782) 808 (743-836) 0.711
Sedentary time (mins/day) 631 (574-673) 631 (580-683) 620 (553-667) 0.613
Light activity (mins/day) 125 (97- 153) 106 (96-136) 135 (108-163) 0.032
MVPA (mins/day) 35 (28-51) 36 (27-50) 32 (27-52) 0.649
Counts per minute 261 (209-318) 266 (207-299) 248 (211-342) 0.933
Recording 30+ mins/day MVPA (number) 35 (63.3%) 19 (67.9%) 16 (47.1%) 0.168
RPAQ data: n = 57 n = 26 n = 31  
Total (METhrs/day) 26.5 (24.9-29.2) 25.6 (24.3-27.2) 28.0 (25.8-30.0) 0.022
Home (domestic + childcare) (METhrs/day) 17.0 (13.7-20.4) 14.1 (12.6-16.0) 20.2 (17.0-21.5) < 0.001
Transport (METhrs/day) 0.19 (0.09-0.63) 0.25 (0.12-0.84) 0.18 (0.04-0.57) 0.219
Work (METhrs/day) 9.4 (5.5-11.4) 10.6 (8.3-12.0) 7.5 (4.0-10.6) 0.007
Recreational activities (METhrs/day) 0.93 (0.12-1.9) 0.83 (0.5-1.6) 1.2 (0-2.5) 0.734