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Table 1 Observed postoperative physical activity

From: Potentially modifiable factors contribute to limitation in physical activity following thoracotomy and lung resection: a prospective observational study

Physical activity Postoperative day 2. 8 am-8 pm Postoperative day 3. 8 am-8 pm Early postoperative period 8 am postoperative day 2 –8 pm postoperative Day 3
Median (interquartile range) number of steps 170 (290) 233 (577) 472 (908)
Median (interquartile range) time spent in sedentary activity (minutes) 713 (20) 711 (28) 2133 (74)
Median (interquartile range) time spent in moderate/vigorous activity (minutes) 2 (6) 2 (8) 6 (15)
Median (interquartile range) total energy expenditure (calories) 851 (280) 878 (256) 2502 (738)
Median (interquartile range) active energy expenditure (calories) 6 (24) 10 (30) 23 (75)