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Table 3 Matrix of the Spearman correlation between the fatigue severity score and physical activity levels and depression

From: Physical activity patterns among women during the postpartum period: an insight into the potential impact of perceived fatigue

Variable Correlation Coefficient
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
FSS 1       
Total PA (min/week) -0.14** 1      
Vigorous PA METs (min/week) -0.098* 0.22** 1     
Moderate PA METs (min/week) -0.12** 0.66** 0.01 1    
Walking METs (min/week) -0.08 * 0.65** -0.06 0.45** 1   
Sitting (hr) 0.26** -0.10* -0.06 -.009* -0.06 1  
EPDS -0.06 -0.07 0.59 0.67 -0.08 -0.07 1
  1. *Correlation is significant at p < .05. ** Correlation is significant at p < .01
  2. Abbreviations: FSS, Fatigue severity score; PA, Physical activity; METs, Metabolic equivalents; EPDS, Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale