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Table 1 Age-adjusted characteristics for Hispanic/Latino adults by accelerometer-measured MVPA levels: HCHS/SOL

From: Moderate-vigorous physical activity and health-related quality of life among Hispanic/Latino adults in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)

 Accelerometer-Measured MVPA Levelsb
No MVPA
(n = 240)
Low MVPA
(n = 7325)
Moderate MVPA
(n = 2752)
High MVPA
(n = 2062)
p-value
All,a %1.855.923.219.10.004
Age in years, M (SE)55.2 (3.1)43.4 (0.3)38.0 (0.4)36.7 (0.4)< 0.001
Female, N (%)180 (62.8)4966 (61.3)1476 (45.5)814 (33.0)< 0.001
Marital Status, N (%)
 Single40 (42.1)1494 (30.3)821 (37.1)772 (41.2)< 0.001
 Married or Living with Partner126 (38.8)4173 (53.1)1405 (46.5)978 (43.6)
 Separated, Divorced, or Widower74 (19.1)1658 (16.6)526 (16.4)312 (15.2)
Education, N (%)
 < High School/GED119 (29.8)2851 (31.2)1059 (33.5)762 (33.1)0.21
 High School/GED44 (31.7)1769 (27.8)715 (28.1)590 (29.5)
 > High School77 (38.5)2705 (41.0)978 (38.4)710 (37.5)
Household Income, N (%)
 < $30,000123 (50.4)3256 (41.9)1167 (40.2)869 (42.9)0.007
 $30,000 - $50,00067 (28.0)2775 (37.2)1077 (36.5)811 (38.0)
 > $50,00015 (6.3)682 (11.3)303 (13.8)229 (11.4)
 Not Reported35 (15.3)612 (9.6)205 (9.5)153 (7.7)
Alcohol Intake, N (%)
 Never80 (30.4)1621 (20.9)430 (15.2)258 (13.6)< 0.001
 Former91 (25.3)2444 (29.4)916 (28.8)680 (30.5)
 Current69 (44.3)3260 (49.6)1406 (55.9)1124 (55.8)
Preferred Language, N (%)
 Spanish205 (67.6)6186 (77.8)2194 (75.5)1496 (67.1)< 0.001
 English35 (32.4)1139 (22.2)558 (24.5)566 (32.9)
Place of Birth, N (%)
 Latin American-born211 (76.4)6267 (77.6)2193 (75.4)1517 (70.5)< 0.001
 US-born29 (23.6)1058 (22.4)559 (24.6)545 (29.5)
Health Insurance, N(%)166 (60.7)3654 (47.4)1438 (52.2)1134 (56.7)< 0.001
Study Site, N (%)
 Bronx47 (22.5)1388 (20.6)825 (33.0)783 (45.0)< 0.001
 Chicago65 (17.3)1920 (16.0)746 (15.9)566 (16.1)
 Miami72 (37.8)2043 (36.3)458 (22.6)266 (17.6)
 San Diego56 (22.4)1974 (27.1)723 (28.5)447 (21.4)
Hispanic/Latino Background, N (%)
 Dominican16 (7.3)545 (8.1)336 (12.3)242 (12.3)< 0.001
 Central American15 (6.0)754 (7.5)282 (7.6)203 (7.0)
 Cuban53 (29.0)1233 (26.1)228 (14.0)120 (10.1)
 Mexican86 (30.7)3052 (37.3)1180 (40.6)835 (36.5)
 Puerto Rican55 (18.4)1085 (12.9)438 (16.4)456 (24.0)
 South American12 (5.0)491 (4.4)197 (5.8)124 (5.6)
 Other/More than one3 (3.6)165 (3.8)91 (3.4)82 (4.6)
Health-Related Quality of Life, M (SE)
 Mental health-related quality of life48.8 (1.5)48.8 (0.3)50.2 (0.3)49.7 (0.4)0.022
 Physical health-related quality of life45.1 (1.0)49.6 (0.2)50.7 (0.3)50.8 (0.3)< 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: M Mean, SE Standard error
  2. Unweighted N = 12,379
  3. aMeans (except age) and standard errors were weighted and adjusted for age. Proportions were weighted and adjusted for age. Frequencies are unweighted bMVPA categories are defined as: No MVPA: ≥ 0 but < 1 min of moderate, and ≥ 0 but < 1 min of vigorous activity on average per week. Low MVPA: ≥ 1 but < 150 min of moderate or ≥ 1 but < 75 min of vigorous; or ≥ 1 but < 150 min of moderate/vigorous activity on average per week. Moderate MVPA: ≥ 150 min but < 300 min of moderate, or ≥ 75 min but < 150 of vigorous; or ≥ 150 but < 300 min of moderate/vigorous activity on average per week. High MVPA: ≥ 300 min of moderate, or ≥ 150 min of vigorous, or ≥ 300 min of moderate/vigorous activity on average per week [derived from total min per day with 1535–3961 counts per minute (cpm) for moderate activity, and ≥ 3962 cpm for vigorous activity; and ≥ 1535 cpm for moderate/vigorous activity- applies to all categories]
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