TABLE 2. Lifestyle-Based Prediction of PAL values (11)

Occupation TypePAL
Chair-bound or bed-bound1.2
Seated work with no option of moving around and little or no strenuous leisure activity1.4–1.5
Seated work with discretion and requirement to move around but little or no strenuous leisure activity1.6–1.7
Standing work (eg, housewife, shop assistant)1.8–1.9
Strenuous work or highly active leisure2.0–2.4