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Table 1 Participant characteristics at baseline

From: Frequency of a very brief intervention by physiotherapists to increase physical activity levels in adults: a pilot randomised controlled trial

Characteristic Baseline
HMF LMF
Age in years, mean (SD) 46 (14) 41.5 (14.8)
Gender, n females (%) 17 (85) 16 (80)
Country born, n Australia (%) 16 (89) 16 (80)
Employment, n paid work (%) 12 (71) 12 (63)
Education level, n tertiary (%) 15 (83) 16 (80)
Relationship status, n partner (%) 12 (67) 16 (80)
Chronic disease, n no (%) 15 (83) 20 (100)
Blood pressure medication, n no (%) 16 (89) 19 (95)
  1. HMF, higher-measurement-frequency, 4 physical activity measurements and very brief advice (intervention); LMF, lower-measurement-frequency, 2 physical activity measurements and very brief advice (control)