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Table 4 Differences in health outcomes from the Wilcoxon signed-rank test

From: Feasibility and acceptability of a culturally tailored physical activity intervention for Arab-Australian women

Outcome Median (quartile 1–quartile 3) Z p
Baseline 12 weeks
Objectively-measured physical activity
 Moderate-vigorous physical activity 10 min bouts (min/week, n = 11) 38.33 (15.83–95.00) 13.5 (0.00–68.50) − 1.68 0.11
 Step count (n = 11) 5525.50 (4824.86–7154.00) 6243.57 (4383.40–7627.14) − 0.27 0.83
 Light physical activity (% wear-time, n = 11) 24.94 (18.28–29.85) 25.77 (19.73–29.78) − 0.80 0.47
 Moderate physical activity (% wear-time, n = 11) 4.78 (2.79–6.63) 4.59 (3.56–5.35) − 0.89 0.41
 Vigorous physical activity (% wear-time, n = 11) 0.09 (0.04–0.27) 0.09 (0.05–0.15) − 0.27 0.83
 Sedentary (% wear-time, n = 11) 72.07 (63.39–77.33) 67.14 (59.91–75.04) − 1.42 0.18
IPAQ short-form
 Walking physical activity (MET-minutes/week, n = 14) 396.00 (288.75–643.50) 313.50 (264.00–915.75) − 0.39 0.72
 Moderate physical activity (MET-minutes/week, n = 11) 120.00 (40.00–720.00) 240.00 (0.00–480.00) − 0.26 0.84
 Vigorous physical activity (MET-minutes/week, n = 13) 0.00 (0.00–360.00) 240.00 (0.00–480.00) − 1.19 0.27
 Total physical activity (MET-minutes/week, n = 10) 933.50 (716.50–1653.00) 834.00 (384.50–1109.25) − 1.07 0.32
 Sitting time (hours/day, n = 9) 4.00 (2.75–8.50) 5.00 (2.00–7.25) − 0.42 0.74
Self-efficacy for physical activity (0–90, n = 14) 49.00 (34.75–57.25) 51.50 (31.00–67.75) − 0.04 0.99
Anthropometric outcomes
 Waist circumference (cm, n = 15) 93.55 (88.05–107.10) 99.10 (88.95–104.05) − 1.53 0.13
 Weight (kg, n = 15) 83.50 (70.75–91.03) 83.60 (71.20–91.18) − 0.09 0.95
 BMI (kg/m2, n = 15) 32.31 (28.25–36.14) 32.17 (28.90–36.93) − 0.06 0.98
  1. MET metabolic equivalents, BMI  body mass index