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Evaluation of physical activity among adults with diabetes mellitus from Sri Lanka.

Abstract:

We evaluated the patterns of physical activity (PA) and the prevalence of physical inactivity among Sri Lankan adults with diabetes mellitus. Data were collected as part of a wider cross-sectional national study on diabetes in Sri Lanka. PA during the past week was assessed using the short version of the IPAQ. Overall prevalence of physical inactivity was 13.9%. Females (3091 ± 2119) had a significantly higher mean weekly total MET minutes than males (2506 ± 2084) (p < 0.01). Inactivity of...

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10.1186/1755-7682-7-15

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Ranasinghe, DC More by this author
Ranasinghe, P More by this author
Jayawardena, R More by this author
Matthews, DR More by this author
Katulanda, P More by this author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd.
Journal:
International archives of medicine
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
15
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1755-7682
ISSN:
1755-7682
URN:
uuid:9fdcae24-bf0d-4095-ba59-3704a69f821c
Source identifiers:
465492
Local pid:
pubs:465492

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