Table 4

Weekly physical activity minutes, overall and by program phase, as reported by eligible* participants enrolled in the lifestyle change program

Weekly physical activity minutes, n = 12,929Weekly physical activity minutes recorded during months 1–6, n = 12,900§Weekly physical activity minutes recorded during months 7–12, n = 3,368Percent achieving physical activity goal of 150 min/week, n = 12,929Odds ratiosP value#
Median (25th, 75th)Median (25th, 75th)Median (25th, 75th)
Total128 (66, 203)128 (65, 203)150 (71, 240)41.8
Sex
 Male**154 (84, 244)153 (84, 244)165 (86, 297)52.3
 Female123 (63, 195)122 (62, 194)150 (70, 232)39.20.589<0.0001
Age-group (years)
 18–44**113 (55, 177)113 (55, 175)145 (73, 211)34.3
 45–64124 (62, 200)123 (61, 199)150 (69, 240)40.21.2840.0127
 65+150 (86, 229)150 (86, 230)150 (75, 253)50.91.979<0.0001
Race/ethnicity
 Hispanic144 (77, 209)144 (77, 211)149 (68, 240)47.30.952<0.0001
 Non-Hispanic/white only**146 (88, 220)147 (87, 220)150 (85, 240)48.6
 Non-Hispanic/black only122 (63, 205)119 (60, 196)173 (109, 329)39.90.7030.1256
 Other98 (42, 168)99 (42, 170)60 (0, 172)30.70.469<0.0001
Baseline BMI (kg/m2)
 <25**161 (93, 271)158 (93, 259)183 (130, 360)54.8
 25–29142 (76, 218)141 (75, 218)150 (60, 248)46.60.7210.7132
 ≥30123 (62, 197)123 (61, 196)150 (73, 232)39.80.546<0.0001
Eligibility category
 Entered program with blood test/history of GDM**130 (68, 205)129 (67, 204)150 (75, 240)42.2
 Entered program on risk test only127 (63, 200)128 (62, 200)150 (68, 240)41.00.9490.1611
  • *A participant’s eligibility was based on the results of a blood-based test (A1C, FBG, or OGTT), their score on the CDC’s or the ADA’s prediabetes risk test, or a history of GDM.

  • †Participants must have been enrolled between February 2012 and January 2015 in a program that held sessions for at least 12 months after their enrollment and attended at least one session.

  • ‡Among all eligible participants who reported physical activity minutes at one or more sessions.

  • §Among all eligible participants who reported physical activity minutes at one or more sessions in months

  • 1–6.

  • ‖Among all eligible participants who reported physical activity minutes at one or more sessions in months

  • 7–12.

  • ¶Odds of achieving average weekly physical activity minutes of 150.

  • #Results are based on Pearson χ2 test for categorical variables and two-sample Student t test for continuous variables.

  • **Reference group for bivariate analysis.