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Table 2 Distribution of METs from moderate-intensity exercise, vigorous-intensity exercise, and total exercise among racial/ethnic groups

From: Predictors of adequate physical activity within a multiethnic polycystic ovary syndrome patient population: a cross-sectional assessment

  Racial/ethnic group N Median (25th percentile, 75th percentile) p value*
METs from moderate-intensity exercise White 274 240 (0, 600) 0.08
Hispanic 70 120 (0, 400)
East/SE Asian 50 290 (0, 720)
South Asian 30 0 (0, 240)
Black/AA 23 0 (0, 480)
METs from vigorous-intensity exercise White 276 960 (0, 1740) < 0.01
Hispanic 70 264 (0, 1440)
East/SE Asian 49 960 (0, 1440)
South Asian 31 0 (0, 960)
Black/AA 20 720 (0, 1800)
METs from total exercise White 287 1200 (480, 2400) < 0.01
Hispanic 71 720 (0, 1920)
East/SE Asian 52 960 (320, 2160)
South Asian 32 480 (0, 1200)
Black/AA 23 960 (0, 2400)
  1. *p values determined using Kruskal–Wallis test