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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 26).

From: Staying physically active after spinal cord injury: a qualitative exploration of barriers and facilitators to exercise participation

Variable 'Exercisers'
N = 15
'Non-exercisers'
N = 11
P
** p < .05
Age: Median (min, max) 52 (23, 74) 46 (34, 54) .171
Sex:    .228
   Female 4 (26.7%) 6 (54.5%)  
   Male 11 (73.3%) 5 (45.5%)  
Ethnicity    .238
   Caucasian/White 12 (80%) 11 (100%)  
   Non-Caucasian 3 (20%) 0  
Education    .999
   ≤ 12 years 3 (20%) 3 (27.3%)  
   > 12 years 12 (80%) 8 (72.7%)  
Income    .456
   < $20 4 (28.6%) 3 (30%)  
   $20 k – $60 k 3 (21.4%) 5 (50%)  
   $61 k – $100 k 7 (50%) 1 (10%)  
   > $100 k 0 1 (10%)  
Working    .781
   Full/Part-time 6 (54.5%) 5 (45.5%)  
   Not working 9 (60%) 6 (54%)  
Marital status    .462
   Married/cohabitating 9 (60%) 5 (45.5%)  
   Single/Living alone 6 (40%) 6 (54.5%)  
Duration of injury (Years):
Median (min, max)
6 (1, 32) 20.5 (6, 32) .029**
Injury Level    
   C-level 9 (60%) 5 (45.5%) .462
   T-level 5 (33.3%) 4 (36.4%) .999
Completeness of injury    
   Complete 5 (33.3%) 6 (66.7%) .206
   Incomplete 10 (66.7%) 3 (33.7%) .206
Wheelchair type    .729
   Power chair 8 (53%) 5 (45%)  
   Manual chair 6 (40%) 5 (45%)  
Does not use any chair 1 (7%) 1 (10%) .819
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