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Table 2 Physical activity patterns of participants that attended a senior center at least once during the week, and senior participants that did not

From: Physical activity benefits of attending a senior center depend largely on age and gender: a study using GPS and accelerometry data

 NeSedentaryaLPAbMVPAcTotal PAd
meanSDpfmeanSDpfmeanSDpfmeanSDpf
Senior center   0.054  0.899  0.695  0.917
Non-user13063071963 1405538 17.530.3 1422550 
User9767891705 1414527 16.122.7 1430538 
Gender   0.295  0.118  0.592  0.133
Female12663961822 1458555 1618.8 1474563 
Male10166581924 1347499 17.935.2 1364515 
Age   0.278  0.001*  0.021*  0.001*
< 7510963731839 1531472 21.226.4 1552483 
≥7511866421894 1296562 12.827.6 1301573 
Female   0.546  0.566  0.270  0.547
Female, non-user7263111890 1433565 14.414.6 1448571 
Female, user5465101738 1491546 18.123.3 1509557 
Male   0.03*  0.605  0.266  0.564
Male, non-user5863022065 1369507 21.342.3 1391527 
Male, user4371401616 1317492 13.413.4 1330503 
< 75   0.394  0.889  0.806  0.881
< 75, non-user7562711878 1526442 20.828.2 1547453 
< 75, user3465971753 1540540 22.622.2 1562550 
≥75   0.124  0.305  0.965  0.315
≥75, non-user5563552087 1239614 1332.8 1252625 
≥75, user6368931684 1346512 12.722.5 1359523 
Total22765121869 211.573.2 2.54.1 214.174.9 
  1. a Daily time spent sedentary (minutes)
  2. b Daily time spent in LPA (minutes)
  3. c Daily time spent in MVPA (minutes)
  4. d Daily time spent in physical activity (light, moderate or vigorous) (minutes)
  5. e Number of participants
  6. f One way ANOVA
  7. * Statistically significant value