Is there any other FreeBSD command besides "top" which can be used to get the following values?

CPU: % user, % nice, % system, % interrupt, % idle

My problem to be specific is that these values do not get updated by just "top" but require "top -d 2" and this command does not work in the current framework I'm working with.

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  • The systat(1) command might be useful. – arrowd Nov 5 '12 at 5:08
  • w shows some system stats. If you can't use parameters, consider running a script that can use the parameters. – TOOGAM Jun 3 '17 at 1:46

iostat(8) shows CPU statistics:

   us      % of cpu time in user mode
   ni      % of cpu time in user mode running niced processes
   sy      % of cpu time in system mode
   in      % of cpu time in interrupt mode
   id      % of cpu time in idle mode

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