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Table 4 Association of fatigue severity as an independent variable with metabolic equivalents of vigorous- and moderate-intensity physical activity

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

Model β SE T p-value 95% CI F
Lower Upper
Vigorous PA (min/week)
 FSS Model 1a -.04 .006 -6.04 < .001 -.05 -.02 35.77
Model 2b -.04 .006 -6.04 < .001 -.05 -.02 36.44
Moderate PA (min/week)
 FSS Model 1a -14.72 4.20 -3.51 .001 -22.98 -6.47 12.29
Model 2b -10.90 3.88 -2.81 .005 -18.53 -3.27 7.89
  1. aAnalysis adjusted for the depression score (using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale); age of the mother; number of children per mother; body mass index (kg/m2); employment status; and intakes of vitamins B1 (thiamin), C and D (mg/day) and of Omega-3 (mL)
  2. bAnalysis adjusted for Model 1 plus walking METS
  3. Abbreviations: β, Standardized beta; SE, Standard error; CI, Confidence interval; PA, Physical activity; FSS, Fatigue severity scale