Table 3
Percentage participating in non-leisure physical activity, by level of leisure-time physical activity, household population aged 12 or older, Canada, 2005


Leisure-time physical activity level
Usual daily activities
At least six hours per week walking or bicycling as a means of transportation
Stand or or walk quite a lot
Lift or carry light loads, often climb stairs or hills
Do heavy work or carry very heavy loads
Total
41.9
25.0
7.8
24.1
Active
42.6
29.9
9.1
28.0
Moderately active
43.8*
26.2*
6.5*
24.2*
Inactive
40.5*
21.7*
7.8*
21.8*
† Reference category
‡ In a typical week
* Significantly different from estimate for reference category (p < 0.05)
Note: Based on previous 3 months.
Source: 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey.