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Table 2 Comparison of level of physical activity across four study time-points

From: Longitudinal changes in sports activity from pre-diagnosis to first five years post-diagnosis: a prospective Chinese breast cancer cohort study

Level of recreational physical activity T0 T1 T2 T3 Mean of T1,2,3 P T0 vs mean of T1,2,3
MET-hours/week, mean ± SD 5.9 ± 11.2 9.9 ± 13.0 9.8 ± 14.2 9.3 ± 14.4 9.6 ± 11.6 < 0.001
Physical activity group, n (%)
 No exercise 473 (46.4) 209 (20.5) 298 (29.2) 340 (33.4) 111 (10.9)
 Low-exercise-level group 335 (32.9) 465 (45.6) 397 (39.0) 376 (36.9) 550 (54.0)
 High-exercise-level group 211 (20.7) 345 (33.9) 324 (31.8) 303 (29.7) 358 (35.1)
  1. Abbreviations: MET metabolic equivalent of task, SD standard deviation
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