Table 1

Means and standard errors of baseline measures for total sample and by treatment group
Variable Total sample (n=334) Intervention (n=203) Control (n=131)
Age (years) 50.22 (0.58) 50.10 (0.74) 50.41 (0.95)
Blood Pressure
  SBP (mmHg) 132.94 (0.98) 133.28 (1.25) 132.45 (1.57)
  DBP (mmHg) 83.07 (0.57) 83.52 (0.72) 82.41 (0.91)
BMI (kg/m2) 33.65 (0.30) 33.67 (0.38) 34.28 (0.61)
Bodyweight (kg) 92.88 (0.93) 93.70 (1.20) 91.73 (1.50)
Cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.46 (0.06) 5.48 (0.08) 5.42 (0.09)
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.87 (0.07) 1.96 (0.09) 1.73 (0.09)
HDL (mmol/L) 1.49 (0.02) 1.46 (0.03) 1.53 (0.04)
LDL (mmol/L) 2.98 (0.07) 2.94 (0.09) 3.03 (0.10)
Fat intake (% per day) 23.80 (0.43) 23.85 (0.55) 23.72 (0.67)
Fruit and Vegetables (portions/ day) 6.49 (0.23) 6.41 (0.31) 6.88 (0.39)
Total PA (Met-min/week)a 1973.55 (133.83) 1828.45 (153.24) 2195.67 (243.83)
Vigorous PA (Met-min/week)a 634.14 (80.37) 585.76 (93.22) 709.27 (145.66)
Moderate PA (Met-min/week)a 483.17 (64.95) 437.05 (81.82) 554.39 (106.62)
Walking PA (Met-min/week)a 1087.92 (76.02) 1205.33 (137.36) 1011.92 (88.06)

Note. Values in parentheses are standard errors. a Met-min calculated by multiplying minutes of the respective activity in the past week by 8 (vigorous), 4 (moderate), and 3.3 (walking). Total PA (physical activity) is the sum of vigorous, moderate and walking Met-minutes.

Hardcastle et al.

Hardcastle et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:40   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-40

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