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Table 4 Comparison of mean and standard deviation of different levels of physical activity before and after the intervention among the groups

From: Examination of influence of social media education through mobile phones on the change in physical activity and sedentary behavior in pregnant women: a randomized controlled trial

Variable Control Intervention MD ± SE P value1
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Sedentary (total MET/day) Before 17.78 ± 14.67 20.40 ± 19.09 2.62 ± 4.04 0.52
After 3.79 ± 2.01 3.85 ± 1.84 0.06 ± 0.45 0.89
P value2  < 0.001  < 0.001   
Light total MET/day) Before 50.33 ± 41.61 63.46 ± 45.42 13.12 ± 10.33 0.21
After 5.35 ± 3.17 12.77 ± 4.32 7.42 ± 0.89  < 0.001
P value2  < 0.001  < 0.001   
Moderate total MET/day) Before 24.95 ± 32.04 34.40 ± 36.99 9.40 ± 8.20 0.25
After 1.61 ± 2.58 8.31 ± 4.88 6.69 ± 0.92  < 0.001
P value2    < 0.001  < 0.001   
Sever total MET/day) Before 0.72 ± 1.97 1.61 ± 3.69 0.89 ± 0.62 0.16
After 0.08 ± 0.29 0.23 ± 0.35 0.15 ± 0.07 0.05
P value2 0.01 0.07   
  1. 1Independant sample t-test
  2. 2Paired sample t-test