October 25, 2010
- Women are less likely than men to accumulate at least 10,000 steps daily, an amount often described as sufficient activity for adults.
- Although the pattern of mean daily steps appears to conform to expected patterns of activity by age, sex, education, and to some extent, region, the differences are not statistically significant. This may be due at least in part to the relatively small sample available for these sub samples.
- AdultPedometerStudyDec2009.pdf (PDF - 0.9 MB)