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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study population

From: Validity of the international physical activity questionnaire and the Singapore prospective study program physical activity questionnaire in a multiethnic urban Asian population

N = 152  
Age(years), mean ± SD 38.30 ± 12.86
Body Mass Index(kg/m2), mean ± SD 24.54 ± 4.64
Age group (N, %)  
≤ 40 years 87(57.24)
> 40 years 65(42.76)
Gender (N, %)  
Male 64(42.11)
Female 88(57.89)
Ethnicity (N, %)  
Chinese 66(43.42)
Malay 34(22.37)
Indian 52(34.21)
Highest level of education (N, %)  
None/primary 13(8.55)
Secondary 32(21.05)
Technical school/diploma 42(27.63)
University 65(42.76)
Work status (N, %)  
Working 98(64.47)
Student 33(21.71)
Homemaker 17(11.18)
Retired 3(1.97)
Unemployed 1(0.66)
Household income(S$/month) (N, %)  
Less than $2000 27(17.76)
$2000 to $3999 40(26.32)
$4000 to $5999 37(24.34)
$6000 to $9999 27(17.76)
More than $ 10 000 19(12.5)
Decline to answer 2(1.32)