Appendix Table 1.

Creation of total physical activity index as the cross-classification of occupational and combined recreational and household activity

Occupational activityRecreational and household activity (MET-h/wk in sex-specific quartiles)
Low
Medium
High
Very high
Males, ≤34.00; females, ≤51.11Males, >34.00-≤56.76; females, >51.11-≤82.43Males, >56.76-≤87.06; females, >82.43-≤123.02Males, >87.06; females, >123.02
SedentaryInactiveInactiveModerately inactiveModerately active
StandingModerately inactiveModerately inactiveModerately activeActive
ManualModerately activeModerately activeActiveActive
Heavy manualModerately activeModerately activeActiveActive
NonworkerModerately inactiveModerately inactiveModerately activeModerately active