Table 1

Sample characteristics (N = 5,495)

Socio-demographics


Age

M3 = 47.1 (SD3 = 16.0)

Sex

Female

54.0%

Personal net monthly income

(in Euros)

Median = 1,300

Level of education

Primary school

9.7%

Intermediate secondary education (US: junior high school)

26.4%

Higher secondary education/preparatory university education (US: senior high school)

11.0%

Intermediate vocational education (US: junior college)

23.0%

Higher vocational education (US: college)

22.3%

University

7.6%


Social desirability (Marlowe-Crowne)

M = 5.9 (SD = 1.5) (Scale: 0-10)


IPAQ1

Walking

M = 342 (SD = 367)

Moderate-intensity activity

M = 299 (SD = 355)

Vigorous-intensity activity

M = 157 (SD = 267)

Sedentary behavior

M = 2,471 (SD = 1,365)


Total physical activity2

M = 3,579 (SD = 3,525)


1In minutes/week; following guidelines for data processing and analysis of the IPAQ (http://www.ipaq.ki.se/scoring.pdf webcite)

2In MET-minutes/week: (3.3 * walking minutes/week) + (4.0 * moderate-intensity activity minutes/week) + (8.0 * vigorous-intensity activity minutes/week)

3M = Mean; SD = Standard Deviation

Crutzen and Göritz International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:31   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-31

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