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Table 2 The level of physical activity in different areas of Polish young mothers living in rural and urban areas (in MET-min./week)

From: Identification of motives and barriers to physical activity of polish young mothers

Area of physical activity Urban area Rural area t-test value p value
\( \overline{x} \)±SD n \( \overline{x} \)±SD n
Total activity 4691.3 ± 2562.3 618 4674.6 ± 2025.2 446 0.240 0.810
Professional work 682.5 ± 642.1 618 1050.6 ± 623.2 446 4.931 0.001*
Movement 612.5 ± 554.3 618 993.6 ± 523.2 446 4.603 0.001*
Housework 2548.6 ± 1765.2 618 1386.3 ± 723.8 446 4.101 0.001*
Sport and recreation activities 847.7 ± 423.9 618 1244.7 ± 762.2 446 6.402 0.001*
  1. * - difference significant p < 0.005