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Table 9 MAPE and MPE for the eight activities

From: Estimating metabolic equivalents for activities in daily life using acceleration and heart rate in wearable devices

Activity MAPE [%] MPE [%]
Prop. Prev. Prop. Prev. p-value
Stair descent 21.22 28.56 20.02 26.63 0.004
Slow walking 8.19 13.2 − 0.04 5.06 0.810
Normal walking 11.48 11.88 2.65 3.94 0.381
Brisk walking 15.59 11.79 4.27 − 2.15 0.614
Slow walking with load (5 kg) 15.82 15.84 1.44 − 15 < 0.001
Normal walking with load(3 kg) 16.23 7.47 4.31 − 1.87 0.873
Stair ascent 9.61 58.70 – 2.24 − 58.70 < 0.001
Jogging 11.66 11.41 2.1 2.47 0.927
MIG 14.88 15.31 5.77 3.32 0.611
HIG 10.50 36.95 − 0.36 − 30.56 < 0.001
  1. The p-values were obtained by Wilcoxon signed-rank test for each activity between proposed and previous in MPE. There was a significant difference in three activities in MPE (p < 0.05)