Table 1

Pre-event characteristics of mass cycling event online registrants and registrants who completed a post-event survey

All Online Registrants (N = 5058)

Online Registrants Who Completed Post-Event Survey (N = 918)



Baseline Characteristic

n*

%

n

%






Sex

Male

3654

72.2

603

65.7

Female

1404

27.8

315

34.3

Age Group

16–34 years

1630

32.3

231

25.2

35–49 years

2120

41.9

349

38.0

50–64 years

1107

21.9

307

33.4

65+ years

197

3.9

31

3.4

Self-Rated Cycling Ability

Novice or Beginner

177

4.8

30

3.3

Occasional but Tentative

448

12.3

105

11.4

Occasional but Competent

1446

39.6

323

35.2

Regular Cyclist

1581

43.3

460

50.1

Self-Rated Level of Physical Activity

Much Less Active

13

0.4

3

0.3

Less Active

110

3.3

31

3.4

About the Same

956

28.6

214

23.3

More Active

1614

48.4

468

51.0

Much More Active

645

19.3

202

22.0

Participated in this Cycling Event Before

No

1715

49.2

399

43.5

Yes

1771

50.8

519

56.5


*Category n may not sum to N = 5058 because of missing data on entry forms.

Bowles et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:39   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-3-39

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