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Table 1 Baseline participant’ characteristics

From: Installation of a stationary high desk in the workplace: effect of a 6-week intervention on physical activity

  Mean ± SD
  Group A Group B
N (female) 16 16
Mean age 44.4 ± 6.9 44.0 ± 10.2
Anthropometric   
  Height (cm) 169.1 ± 7.0 167.4 ± 8.8
  Weight (kg) 66.2 ± 9.6 67.1 ± 14.2
  Waist (cm) 82.8 ± 6.3 84.2 ± 9.3
  BMI (kg/m2) 23.1 ± 2.5 23.8 ± 3.6
Daily physical activity   
  N 16 16
  Step counts (counts/day) 9708 ± 1921 9115 ± 2162
  Total PA (METs • h/day) 10.3 ± 1.4 10.1 ± 3.7
  Time spent of total PA (min/day) 551.2 ± 78.6 513.4 ± 143.8
  MVPA (METs • h/day) 3.9 ± 1.6 3.4 ± 1.4
  Time spent of MVPA (min/day) 60.1 ± 20.7 53.9 ± 16.8
  Time spent of light PA (min/day) 491.1 ± 80.9 459.5 ± 135.3
  Time spent of moderate PA (min/day) 57.0 ± 19.0 52.2 ± 15.1
  Time spent of vigorous PA (min/day) 3.1 ± 8.4 1.8 ± 4.2
  Wearing time (min/day) 962.5 ± 81.0 907.6 ± 89.8
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. Total PA, total amount of physical activity; MVPA, moderate to vigorous physical activity; METs, metabolic equivalents.