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

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Table 11: Activity codes & MET values assigned to arts, design, entertainment, sports, media occupations

Management Occupation Title from 2002 Census Occupational Classification System2002 Census CodeAssigned Activity CodesAssigned MET Values
Artists and related workers260063.5
Designers263063.5
Actors270042.5
Producers and directors271032.0
Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers272092.5
Dancers and choreographers274092.5
Musicians, singers, and related workers275032.0
Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other276092.5
Announcers280011.5
News analysts, reporters and correspondents281011.5
Public relations specialists282011.5
Editors283011.5
Technical writers284011.5
Writers and authors285011.5
Miscellaneous media and communication workers286011.5
Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators290011.5
Photographers291042.5
TV, video, and motion picture camera operators, and editors292022.5
Media and communication equipment workers, all other296092.5

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