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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of participants

From: Peer-led exercise program for ageing adults to improve physical functions - a randomized trial

  Control
(n = 29)
Intervention (n = 30) p value
Age (years) 66.1 ± 7.0 66.6 ± 7.2 0.79
BMI (kg/m2) 25.8 ± 4.8 28.9 ± 4.5 0.02
Women 23 (79.3) 28 (93.3) 0.12
Occupation (Retired) 14 (48.3) 19 (63.3) 0.15
Marital Status (Married) 20 (69.0) 14 (46.7) 0.24
Household Income (>$100,000/ year) 6.0 (21.0) 6.0 (20.0) 0.79
Physical Activity Level (Steps/day) 7221 ± 2964 6349 ± 2903 0.27
Physical Activity Level (MVPA/week) 48 ± 81 68 ± 68 0.51
  1. Data are presented as average ± SD or N (%)
  2. Chi Square tests were used to test for potential differences among groups for categorical variables while T-test were used to test for potential differences for continuous variables among groups
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