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Table 2 Level and type of physical activity and comorbidities in women with lipedema

From: Quality of life, its factors, and sociodemographic characteristics of Polish women with lipedema

Variable Value
Level of physical activity (weekly), N (%)
 More than 3 h weekly 27 (27.6)
 1 to 3 h weekly 34 (34.6)
 Less than 1 h weekly 29 (29.6)
 No 8 (8.2)
Type of physical activity, N (%)
 Walking 46 (46.9)
 Cycling 9 (9.2)
 Aerobic exercise 5 (5.1)
 Gym 8 (8.2)
 Running 4 (4.1)
 Yoga 2 (2)
 Aquatic exercise/swimming 3 (3)
 Other 16 (16.3)
 No 5 (5.1)
Comorbidities (self-reported), N (%)
 Hypothyroidism 31 (31.6)
 Lymphedema 30 (30.6)
 Venous insufficiency 20 (20.4)
 Arthritis 20 (20.4)
 Insulin resistance 13 (13.3)
 Hypertension 4 (4.1)
 Polycystic ovary syndrome 5 (5.1)
 Irritable bowel syndrome 4 (4.1)
 Fibromyalgia 4 (4.1)
 None 18 (18.4)