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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the Participants (N=219)

From: Perceived crime and traffic safety is related to physical activity among adults in Nigeria

Characteristics n %
Gender   
Women 86 39.3
Men 133 60.7
Age Group (years)   
2029 90 41.1
3039 78 35.6
4049 38 17.4
>50 13 5.9
Mean age ( SD) 34.98.8  
Body Mass Index (Kgm -2 )   
Underweight (<18.5) 8 3.7
Normal Weight (18.5- 24.9) 136 62.1
Overweight (2529.9) 59 26.9
Obese (>30) 16 7.3
Mean BMI ( SD) 23.73.8  
Marital Status   
Married 159 72.6
Single 60 27.4
Ethnic group   
Hausa/Fulani 74 33.8
Kanui/Shuwa 49 22.4
Igbo 35 16.0
Yoruba 13 5.9
Others 48 21.9
Religion   
Islam 126 57.7
Christianity 93 42.5
Educational level   
>Secondary School 107 48.9
Secondary School 78 35.6
<Secondary School 34 15.6
Employment status   
Government/private employed 86 39.3
Self employed 72 32.9
Unemployed 61 27.9
Monthly Income (Naira)*   
<15,000 57 29.7
16,000- 45,000 80 41.7
46,000- 90,000 37 19.3
>90,000 18 9.4
  1. SD- Standard Deviation
  2. *- Do not add to 219 due to missing values; 15 000 NAIRA100 US Dollars