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Table 1 Characteristics of the survey study population (n152)

From: Why some do but most don't. Barriers and enablers to engaging low-income groups in physical activity programmes: a mixed methods study

Demographic characteristics Total N Total %
Participants reporting postcode (n144) living 144 100
Within study area 69 45.4
Outside study area 75 49.3
Age (n140)   
<18 years 23 16.4
18-34 years 20 14.3
35-54 years 15 10.7
55 years + 82 58.6
Gender (n144)   
Male 32 22.2
Female 112 77.8
BMI (n121)   
Underweight 6 5
Normal weight 60 49.6
Overweight/obese 55 45.5
Ethnicity (n139)   
White 126 90.6
Black/Afro-Caribbean 7 5
Asian 2 1.4
Other 4 2.9