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Table 4 Frequency distribution of the exercise behaviours

From: The impact of an employee wellness programme in clothing/textile manufacturing companies: a randomised controlled trial

  Experimental group (N=39) Control group (N=41)
   Baseline Six weeks post-intervention Baseline Six weeks post-intervention
Participation in stretching or strengthening exercises None 25 3 23 19
  Less than 30 minutes/ week 7 19 9 14
  30-60 minutes/ week 5 11 4 5
  1-3 hours/ week 1 6 4 2
  More than 3 hours/ week 1 3 1 1
Participation in walking for exercise None 13 2 11 7
  Less than 30 minutes/ week 12 9 11 15
  30-60 minutes/ week 9 15 8 9
  1-3 hours/ week 2 9 4 4
  More than 3 hours/ week 3 4 7 6
Participation in swimming for exercise None 34 31 33 35
  Less than 30 minutes/ week 1 6 4 2
  30-60 minutes/ week 2 2 3 1
  1-3 hours/ week 1 0 1 1
  More than 3 hours/ week 1 0 0 2
Participation in cycling for exercise None 39 32 37 35
  Less than 30 minutes/ week 0 4 2 1
  30-60 minutes/ week 0 2 1 3
  1-3 hours/ week 0 1 1 0
  More than 3 hours/ week 0 0 0 2
Participation in other aerobic exercise None 35 23 36 34
  Less than 30 minutes/ week 3 6 1 2
  30-60 minutes/ week 1 6 2 2
  1-3 hours/ week 0 3 2 1
  More than 3 hours/ week 0 1 0 2