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Table 1 Characteristics of Breast Cancer Survivors (n = 83)

From: Relationship of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour with health-related quality of life among breast cancer survivors

Characteristics Mean (SD) n %
Age (years) 52.8 (7.8)   
BMI (kg/m2) 27.8 (4.8)   
 Underweight   2 2.4
 Normal   18 21.7
 Overweight   38 45.8
 Obese   25 30.1
Education level    
 Primary   5 6.0
 Secondary   52 62.7
 College/University   26 31.3
Working status    
 Working   43 51.8
 Not working   40 48.2
Duration since diagnosis (years) 6.84 (4.13)   
  < 5-year   22 26.5
  > 5-year   61 73.5
Cancer stage
 Stage I   13 15.7
 Stage II   47 56.6
 Stage III   23 27.7
Treatment
 Surgery   83 100.0
 Chemotherapy   83 100.0
 Radiotherapy   73 88.0
No. of valid days 6.21 (1.24)   
Waking hours (hour/day) 17.85 (1.16)   
Standing (hour/day) 5.55 (1.71)   
Stepping (hour/day) 1.87 (0.63)   
Step counts (count/day) 7882.47 (2832.59)   
MVPA (min/day) 27.95 (17.96)   
Sedentary time (hour/day) 10.42 (1.79)   
Shorter sedentary bouts [<  30 min] (count/day) 51.19 (8.85)   
Prolonged sedentary bouts [≥30 min] (count/day) 9.47 (3.93)   
Mean length of sedentary bouts duration (min) 9.89 (0.90)   
Sedentary breaks (count/day) 51.55 (12.66)   
  1. SD Standard deviation, MVPA Moderate to vigorous physical activity