Objectively measured physical activity levels_ by sex and income_ England 2008_ PAS Table 1.10

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					Objectively measured physical activity levels, by sex and tertile of equivalised household income, England 2008


                                 Highest         Middle         Lowest
                                      %               %             %
Men
Meets recommendations                 12               4              9
Some activity                         46              49             49
Low activity                          43              46             42

Base                                 224             187            120

Women
Meets recommendations                  4               3              6
Some activity                         48              36             38
Low activity                          48              60             57

Base                                 193             200            172

Notes:                  Accelerometry: Meets recommendations: 30 minutes or more of moderate or vigorous activity on at least 5 days the week of accelerometer wear;
                        Some activity: 30 minutes or more of moderate or vigorous activity on 1 to 4 days; Low activity: lower levels of activity.
                        No days with 30 minutes or more of moderate or vigourous activity.
                        Adults aged 16 and over with 7 days valid accelerometry data.

Source:                 Joint Health Surveys Unit (2010). Health Survey for England 2008: Physical activity and fitness. The Information Centre: Leeds.
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