Metabolic Equivalent of Task Values for Activities in American Time Use Survey and 2002 Census Occupational Classification System

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Table 12: Activity codes & MET values assigned to healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

Management Occupation Title from 2002 Census Occupational Classification System2002 Census CodeAssigned Activity CodesAssigned MET Values
Chiropractors300053.0
Dentists301032.0
Dietitians and nutritionists303011.5
Optometrists304011.5
Pharmacists305042.5
Physicians and surgeons306092.5
Physician assistants311092.5
Podiatrists312032.0
Registered nurses313092.5
Audiologists314011.5
Occupational therapists315032.0
Physical therapists316053.0
Radiation therapists320092.5
Recreational therapists3210113.0
Respiratory therapists322092.5
Speech-language pathologists323011.5
Therapists, all other324011.5
Veterinarians325042.5
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other326092.5
Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians330011.5
Dental hygienists331042.5
Diagnostic related technologists and technicians332011.5
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics3400113.0
Health diagnosing and treating practitioner support technicians341092.5
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses3500113.0
Medical records and health information technicians351011.5
Opticians, dispensing352011.5
Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians353092.5
Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations354092.5

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(Census codes are four-digit numbers, multiples of ten, in the range 0010 through 9750, inclusive. Look them up in the Occupational Classification System (PDF).)

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