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Table 2 Daily step counts and physical activities

From: Associations between locomotive and non-locomotive physical activity and physical performance in older community-dwelling females with and without locomotive syndrome: a cross-sectional study

  Total (n = 143) NL (n = 86) LS (n = 57) p value
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD t test ANCOVA
Daily step counts (steps/day) 6608 ± 2444 6994 ± 2418 6025 ± 2409 0.013* 0.144
SB (h) 7.0 ± 1.4 7.0 ± 1.5 7.1 ± 1.2 0.467 0.586
Total PA (METs·h) 18.4 ± 3.6 18.9 ± 3.7 17.6 ± 3.2 0.056 0.256
 LocomotivePA (METs·h) 3.3 ± 1.5 3.5 ± 1.6 3.1 ± 1.3 0.047* 0.377
 Non-locomotivePA (METs·h) 15.0 ± 3.2 15.4 ± 3.4 14.5 ± 3.0 0.188 0.330
LPA (METs·h) 14.6 ± 2.8 14.9 ± 2.8 14.2 ± 2.8 0.178 0.261
 LocomotivePA (METs·h) 1.5 ± 0.6 1.5 ± 0.6 1.5 ± 0.6 0.836 0.931
 Non-locomotivePA (METs·h) 13.2 ± 2.7 13.4 ± 2.7 12.8 ± 2.7 0.188 0.233
MVPA (METs·h) 3.7 ± 1.8 4.0 ± 2.0 3.4 ± 1.6 0.064 0.561
 LocomotivePA (METs·h) 1.9 ± 1.2 2.0 ± 1.2 1.6 ± 1.1 0.013* 0.213
 Non-locomotivePA (METs·h) 1.9 ± 1.1 2.0 ± 1.1 1.8 ± 1.0 0.651 0.830
  1. Mean ± SD, NL normal group, LS locomotive syndrome group, SB sedentary behavior, LPA low-intensity physical activity, MVPA moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity, PA physical activity, SD standard deviation, h hour, p value, the unpaired t test, ANCOVA analysis of covariance, covariate: age and weight
  2. *p < 0.05