Table 5.

Longitudinal patterns of lung cancer survivors' physical activity across the 6 months before diagnosis, during the 6 months after completing treatment, and at the current time

Physical activity patternPre-diagnosisPost-treatmentCurrent%
MaintainersActiveActiveActive8.7
AdoptersInactiveInactiveActive8.1
Temporary relapsersActiveInactiveActive9.3
Permanent relapsersActiveInactiveInactive8.1
NonexercisersInactiveInactiveInactive62.2
Other3.5
  • NOTE: Active = meet physical activity guidelines (engage in at least 150 min/wk of at least moderate intensity activity or at least 60 min/wk of vigorous intensity activity); inactive = do not meet physical activity guidelines. n = 172.