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Table 2 Time (in min•wk -1 ) spent engaged in MVPA when participants were classified as meeting or not meeting the 2008 U.S. PA guidelines assessed using accelerometer, the SBAS, and the RAPA 1

From: Validity and reliability of two brief physical activity questionnaires among Spanish-speaking individuals of Mexican descent

Assessment method Meeting guidelines Not meeting guidelines p value2
  n Time (min•wk-1) n Time (min•wk-1)  
Accelerometers 15 221 ± 75 16 90 ± 39 0.0001
SBAS 17 175 ± 100 13 133 ± 66 0.222
RAPA 15 192 ± 99 16 117 ± 61 0.018
  1. 1Data shown as mean ± SD and expressed in min•wk-1; MVPA: Moderate Walking + Vigorous PA.
  2. 2P-value for independent t-test performed on the square root transformation of MVPA for those meeting and not meeting the 2008 U.S. PA guidelines.