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Table 5 Differences between responders and non responders to the IPAQ questionnaires in the amount of change in major cardiovascular disease risk factors following the intervention.

From: Evaluation of a community-based participatory physical activity promotion project: effect on cardiovascular disease risk profiles of school employees

Mean ± SEM Responders Non Responders t-statistic P- value
  N = 126 N = 61   
Body Mass Index (kg/m 2 ) 0.25 ± 0.2 0.21 ± 0.7 0.1 0.9
Total Cholesterol Change (mg/dL) - 11.7 ± 2.5 - 15.1 ± 4.1 -7.4 0.5
LDL-Cholesterol Change (mg/dL) -4.3 ± 2.2 -6.4 ± 3.4 - 0.5 0.6
HDL Cholesterol Change (mg/dL) -7.1 ± 0.7 - 8.8 ± 1.1 -1.5 0.1
Systolic BP Change (mmHg) - 3.2 ± 1.1 - 1.5 ± 1.4 0.9 0.4