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Table 1 Physiological characteristics of subjects at baseline.

From: The effect of a worksite based walking programme on cardiovascular risk in previously sedentary civil servants [NCT00284479]

Variable Walking group Control group
n 21 12
Age (yr) 41.4 (7.5) 40.8 (10.0)
Height (cm) 166.5 (10.3) 167.1 (11.9)
Mass (kg) 75.3 (21.1) 68.4 (14.9)
BMI (kg· m-2) 26.8 (5.6) 24.4 (3.6)
Body fat (%) 28.0 (5.8) 25.9 (8.3)
Systolic BP (mm Hg) 120.4 (19.7) 116.5 (13.0)
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 77.2 (9.4) 74.6 (9.0)
Waist circumference (cm) 84.8 (13.9) 83.2 (13.8)
Hip circumference (cm) 101.4 (9.0) 100.4 (6.7)
Total cholesterol (mmol· L-1) 5.7 (1.1) 5.7 (1.3)
  1. Values are mean (SD)
  2. Body fat percentages are based upon data from 12 walkers and 12 controls.
  3. Blood lipids (TC, HDL-C, LDL-C, TG) are based upon data from 11 walkers and 9 controls.
  4. CRP levels are based upon data from 11 walkers and 8 controls
  5. All other variables are based upon data from 21 walkers and 12 controls.