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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study sample (= 153)

From: The effect of mere measurement from a cardiovascular examination program on physical activity and sedentary time in an adult population

   n Mean (SD) or median (IQR) or n (%)
Sex Women 153 98 (64.1%)
Age (years)   153 54.5 (SD 6.2)
Education (years)   150  
<  10   12 (8.0%)
= 10   102 (68.0%)
>  10   36 (24.0%)
Employment   150  
Full-time or part-time   103 (68.7%)
Not regularly   16 (10.7%)
Not employed   31 (20.7%)
Current partnership yes 153 108 (70.6%)
Body mass index (kg/m2)   152  
<  25   42 (27.6%)
≥ 25 and < 30   58 (38.2%)
≥ 30   52 (34.2%)
Season   153  
winter   17 (11.1%)
spring   127 (83.0%)
summer   9 (5.9%)
Recruitment   153  
General practices   56 (36.6%)
Job centers   34 (22.2%)
Health insurance   63 (41.2%)
Leisure-time physical activity (MET-hours/week) 122 15.6 (IQR 3.3; 33.1)
Transport-related physical activity (MET-hours/week) 131 13.1 (IQR 2.2; 26.2)
Overall sedentary time (hours/week) 138 40.0 (IQR 28.5; 56.0)
  1. Notes: n number of subjects, SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range, MET metabolic equivalent of task