Table 2

Effect of social desirability on self-reported physical activity

β1

p


Walking

.00

.82

Moderate-intensity activity

.00

.99

Vigorous-intensity activity

-.03

.16

Sedentary behavior

.02

.11


Total physical activity2

.00

.88


1Variance due to age, sex, personal net monthly income, and education was taken into account.

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

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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