Table 1

Baseline means and standard deviations of the socio-demographic characteristics of the sample by condition (N = 452)

Variables

Control group (F&V)

Experimental group (LTPA)


M (SD)

t-test (p-value)


Age (y)

40.3 (10.7)

40.0 (10.7)

0.35 (0.73)

BMI (kg/m2)

30.8 (4.6)

31.1 (5.0)

-0.73 (0.47)

Energy expenditure (kcal/d)

263.2 (199.3)

250.4 (211.7)

0.66 (0.51)


N (%)

χ2 (p-value)


Gender

Male

110 (48.9)

128 (56.4)

2.55 (0.11)

Female

115 (51.1)

99 (43.6)

Education level

Primary/secondary

34 (15.1)

35 (15.4)

0.008 (0.93)

At least collegial

191 (84.9)

192 (84.6)

Annual income

< 30,000

90 (40.9)

103 (45.6)

0.99 (0.32)

≥ 30,000

130 (59.1)

123 (54.4)


Godin et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:2   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-2

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