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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for included participants with valid accelerometer data (n = 578)

From: Association of objective sedentary behaviour and self-rated health in English older adults

Variables (n = 578) Mean (SD)
Daily time in sedentary behaviour (min/day) 617.61 (83.41)
Percentage of time in sedentary behaviour (%) 75.47 (9.45)
Daily time in moderate-vigorous physical activity (min/day) 14.97 (19.73)
Percentage of time in moderate-vigorous physical activity (%) 1.79 (2.32)
Self-rated health, n (%)
Very good/good 367 (63.5)
Fair 158 (27.3)
Bad/very bad 53 (9.2)
Age (years) 73.69 (6.38)
Sex, n (%)
Males 274 (47.4)
Females 304 (52.6)
Body mass index (kg/m2)* 28.13 (4.84)
Urban/rural classification, n (%)
Urban 449 (77.7)
Suburban/town 46 (8.0)
Village/hamlet/isolated dwelling 83 (14.4)
Smoking status, n (%)
Never smoked 239 (41.3)
Occasional smoker 35 (6.1)
Regular smoker 249 (43.1)
Current smoker 55 (9.5)
Current alcohol drinker, n (%)
Yes 459 (79.4)
No 119 (20.6)
Long standing illness, n (%)
No condition present 401 (69.4)
Condition present 177 (30.6)
  1. * n = 534
  2. ** n = 460