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Table 1 Comparison of PA in the LDA and MHDA groups

From: Relationship between disease activity level and physical activity in rheumatoid arthritis using a triaxial accelerometer and self-reported questionnaire

Variables LDA group (n = 20) MHDA group (n = 14) p-value
  Median (IQR) Median (IQR)  
Accelerometer (min/day)    
 Wear time 764.6 (643.4–724.8) 739.1 (605.6–744.9) 0.13
 MVPA 17.2 (13.5–21.8) 10.6 (9.5–15.7) 0.28
 LPA 256.2 (235.2–261.9) 256.2 (225.6–276.8) 0.15
 SB 493.6 (389.7–434.0) 468.0 (373.8–458.6) 0.15
 Steps/day 6425 (5892–7645) 4877 (4190–7039) 0.37
iPAQ (METs/min/week)    
 Total PA score 2222.3 (2882.9) 1004.9 (878.8) 0.47
 VPA 348 (1287.7) 171.4 (641.4) 0.91
 Moderate PA score 702.6 (1281.2) 212.6 (322.5) 0.55
 MVPA score 1050.6(1284.4) 384.0(963.9) 0.44
 Walking PA score 1171.7 (933.9) 620.9 (310.7) 0.13
  1. LDA low disease activity, MHDA moderate/high disease activity, SB sedentary behavior, LPA light-intensity physical activity, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, VPA vigorous physical activity, MPA moderate physical activity, IQR interquartile range, METs metabolic equivalents, iPAQ International Physical Activity Questionnaire, PA physical activity