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Table 2 Summary of mean scores of SF36 v2, IPAQ, and WSQ among participants from the pre-test sample and post-test sample

From: Effect of a pedometer-based walking challenge on increasing physical activity levels amongst hospital workers

Variable Cross-sectional sample Pre (n = 212) Cross-sectional sample Post (n = 194)
SF36 v2 (Health Survey) Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
 Physical Component Summary 53.6 ± 6.6 54.5 ± 6.3
 Mental Component Summary 49.1 ± 9.0 49.9 ± 9.3
 Physical functioning 87.5 ± 18.6 88.6 ± 19.2
 Role Physical 81.0 ± 24.1 85.6 ± 20.8
 Bodily pain 77.7 ± 20.1 78.4 ± 19.9
 General health 73.2 ± 18.3 76.4 ± 17.0
 Vitality 66.9 ± 17.3 68.3 ± 16.5
 Social functioning 77.2 ± 23.4 79.8 ± 22.0
 Role Emotional 82.0 ± 21.4 84.2 ± 22.5
 Mental health 73.7 ± 17.7 74.9 ± 17.5
International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
 Total activity (min/week) 161.7 ± 108.7 183.6 ± 110.9
 Vigorous (MET-minutes per week) 1221.7 ± 1458.2 1439.2 ± 1630.7
 Moderate (MET-minutes per week) 718.4 ± 1088.9 804.4 ± 978.3
 Walking (MET-minutes per week) 1414.6 ± 1368.6 1466.4 ± 1246.3
 Total (MET-minutes per week) 3354.7 ± 2929.9 3710.0 ± 2873.1
IPAQ Physical activity level n(%) n (%) n (%)
 Low 46 (21.7) 22 (11.3)
 Moderate 50 (23.6) 55 (28.4)
 High 116 (54.7) 117 (60.3)
Workforce sitting questionnaire (WSQ) Time spent sitting (min/day) Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
On Workday
 For transport 96.7 ± 83.6 90.5 ± 101.1
 At work 208.3 ± 140.6 252.7 ± 153.6
 Watching TV 65.0 ± 69.3 66.1 ± 65.1
 Using computer at Home 101.4 ± 94.5 95.1 ± 105.7
 Other leisure activities 48.1 ± 61.4 39.9 ± 62.3
On a Non workday
 For transport 74.2 ± 78.7 75.9 ± 73.5
 At work 90.3 ± 108.5 93.9 ± 123.3
 Watching TV 126.4 ± 111.6 132.2 ± 110.9
 Using computer at Home 123.1 ± 100.6 115.9 ± 102.2
 Other leisure activities 153.3 ± 113.2 142.9 ± 108.2