Table 1

Demographic profile of randomized participants (percent of each group)
Group
ITV + TS ITV PTV + TS PTV Comparison Total
n = 74 n = 66 n = 74 n = 72 n = 82 n = 363
% % % % % %
Ethnic Group (missing = 25)
African 1.5 1.7 1.4 1.6 0 1.2
African Americanblack 86.4 86.7 85.7 73.4 82.1 82.8
American Indian 0 1.6 1.4 3.1 0 1.2
Cape Verdean 3.0 3.3 1.4 4.7 1.3 2.7
Caribbean 6.1 5.0 10.0 12.5 14.1 9.8
Hispanic 1.5 0 0 1.6 0 1.2
Mixed Race/Ethnic Group 1.5 1.7 0 1.6 0 0.9
Other 0 0 0 1.6 0 0.3
Born
In the US 86.3 90.6 90.4 87.3 87.7 88.0
Outside of the US 13.7 9.4 9.6 12.7 12.4 11.6
Age Group
18-29 8.2 15.6 9.6 12.9 11.0 11.3
30-39 27.4 29.7 27.4 25.7 29.3 27.9
40-49 32.9 25.0 31.5 31.4 39.0 32.3
50 or over 31.5 29.7 31.5 30.0 20.7 28.4
Education
Less than High School 6.9 4.7 8.2 4.2 4.9 5.8
High School Graduate 9.6 15.6 12.3 16.9 27.2 16.6
Some College/Technical School 39.7 43.7 31.5 31.2 37.0 37.3
College Graduate 38.8 26.6 34.3 29.6 19.8 27.6
Graduate School 15.1 9.4 13.7 14.1 11.1 12.7
Household income
20,000 or less 23.1 15.3 19.4 26.5 23.0 21.6
20,000-40,000 44.6 47.5 44.8 35.9 47.3 44.1
40,000 – 60,000 18.5 18.6 20.9 18.8 13.5 17.9
60,000 or up 13.9 18.6 14.9 18.8 16.2 16.4
Employment status
Full Time 64.4 73.4 65.3 70.4 65.4 67.6
Part Time 4.1 9.4 11.1 11.3 12.4 9.7
Unemployed 16.4 7.8 6.9 11.3 12.4 11.1
Homemaker/Student 9.6 6.3 8.3 4.2 6.2 6.9
Retired 5.5 3.1 8.32 2.8 3.7 4.7
Household composition
Lives alone 21.9 14.1 19.2 22.5 16.1 18.8
Lives with children only 19.2 15.6 21.9 28.2 24.7 22.1
Lives with adults only 19.2 32.8 19.2 18.3 22.2 22.1
Lives with children and adults 39.7 37.5 39.7 31.0 37.0 37.0
Weight status (BMI group)
Normal (BMI <25) 6.9 7.8 8.2 9.8 11.0 8.8
Overweight (BMI 25–29.9) 20.6 18.8 24.7 18.2 18.3 20.1
Class 1 Obese (BMI 30–34.9) 23.3 21.9 31.5 32.4 29.3 27.8
Class 2 Obese (BMI 35–39.9) 21.9 31.3 19.2 25.4 23.2 24.0
Class 3 Obese (BMI 40 and over) 27.4 20.3 16.4 14.1 18.3 19.3
Co Morbid conditions (Doctor ever said you have…)
Heart Disease 4.2 0 5.6 7.1 1.2 3.6
Heart Attack or Stroke 1.4 0 2.7 1.4 2.5 1.7
Hypertension or High Blood Pressure 26.4 23.4 34.3 28.6 26.3 27.9
Diabetes 9.7 17.2 5.5 18.3 9.9 11.9
Cancer 6.9 3.1 4.1 5.6 2.4 4.4
Medication for Hypertension or Heart Disease 21.9 23.4 26.0 29.0 20.0 24.0
Physical Limitation 26.0 12.5 19.2 18.3 14.6 18.2
Continuous outcome variables
Food Habits Questionnaire (Mean (STD)) 1.1 (0.4) 1.0 (0.4) 0.9 (0.4) 1.0 (0.4) 1.0 (0.4) 1.0 (0.4)
Total Leisure Activity Score (Mean (STD)) 67.8 (42.5) 67.6 (52.9) 68.7 (48.1) 68.8 (47.9) 60.0 (47.0) 66.9 (47.9)
Body Mass Index (Kg/M2) (Mean (STD)) 35.6 (8.3) 35.2 (7.5) 34.0 (7.3) 34.1 (7.4) 34.4 (8.5) 34.7 (7.8)
Weight (Kg) (Mean (STD)) 97.1 (25.4) 95.5 (20.4) 91.6 (22.6) 91.1 (20.3) 90.9 (22.8) 93.1 (22.5)

Risica et al.

Risica et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:141   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-141

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