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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants in Pittsburgh

From: Assessing physical activity in daily life, exercise, and sedentary behavior among Japanese moving to westernized environment: a cross-sectional study of Japanese migrants at an urban primary care center in Pittsburgh

  Male (N = 40) Female (N = 57) Total (N = 97)
Age, years 39.3 (6.5, [33.0]) 36.6 (5.8, [27.0]) 37.7 (6.2, [35.0])
Height, cm 172.3 (5.2, [29.0]) 158.2 (5.5, [32.0]) 164.1 (8.8, [41.0])
Weight, kg 70.7 (11.5, [60.0]) 53.5 (8.7, [41.5]) 60.6 (13.1, [69.5])
BMI, kg/m2 23.8 (3.4, [17.7]) 21.3 (3.1, [15.7]) 22.4 (3.4, [17.7])
Length of stay in USA, month 56.0 (55.3, [210.0]) 46.7 (45.3, [186.0]) 50.0 (49.5, [210.0])
Employee, N (%) 37 (92.5) 8 (14.0) 45 (46.4)
Marital status    
 Single, N (%) 2 (5.0) 1 (1.8) 3 (3.1)
 Married, N (%) 38 (95.0) 56 (98.2) 94 (96.9)
 Have children, N (%) 31 (77.5) 47 (82.5) 78 (80.4)
Hypertension, N (%) 4 (10.0) 1 (1.8) 5 (5.2)
Dyslipidemia, N (%) 5 (12.5) 0 5 (5.2)
DM, N (%) 0 0 0
CHD, N (%) 0 0 0
Exercise engagement, N (%)    
 Light 19 (47.5) 31 (54.4) 50 (51.5)
 Moderate 16 (40.0) 22 (38.6) 38 (39.2)
 Vigorous 19 (47.5) 15 (26.3) 34 (35.1)
 Total┴ 34 (85.0) 45 (78.9) 79 (81.4)
Exercise time, min/day*    
 Light 10.5 (13.5) 9.1 (7.0) 9.6 (9.9)
 Moderate 14.0 (12.3) 13.5 (14.0) 13.7 (13.1)
 Vigorous 17.6 (15.9) 13.6 (8.1) 15.8 (13.0)
Total┴ 21.6 (19.4) 16.9 (15.4) 18.9 (17.2)
Sedentary behavior    
 Sitting/Lying, min/day    
  Weekday 404.6 (266.3, [930]) 274.4 (232.0, [960]) 327.3 (253.4, [800])
  Weekend 374.6 (246.1, [930]) 212.7 (211.5, [780]) 278.5 (238.7, [780])
 TV/Computer time, min/day    
  Weekday 313.1 (235.5, [660]) 164.9 (155.2, [720]) 225.1 (204.3, [780])
  Weekend 235.4 (172.1, [690]) 93.2 (96.7, [420]) 151.0 (149.3, [720])
  1. Data are mean (SD, [Range]) for continuous data and number (percentage) for categorical data when appropriate. ┴ Individual could have responded to more than 1 category resulting in frequency not adding to total.
  2. *Among those who engage exercise at the level.
  3. DM indicates diabetes mellitus; CHD, coronary heart disease.