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Table 1 Characteristics of the randomized participants

From: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a randomized controlled trial of a web-based computer-tailored physical activity intervention for adults from Quebec City

Number of participants, n 244   
Mean age (SD), [range], years 56.3 (7.0) [39–70]
Gender, n (%)    
 female 165 (67.6) -
 male 79 (32.4) -
Highest education level completed, n (%)    
 high school 40 (16.4) -
 college/university 204 (83.6) -
Smoking behaviour, n (%)    
 current 14 (5.7) -
 never 127 (52.0) -
 former 103 (42.2) -
Body mass index, n (%), kg/m2    
 underweight (16.5-17.99) 2 (0.8) -
 normal (18–25) 112 (45.9) -
 overweight (25.01–29.99) 90 (36.9) -
 obese (30+) 40 (16.4) -
Mean blood pressure (SD), [range], mm Hg    
 systolic 127.0 (18.3) [85–189]
 diastolic 80.0 (11.0) [55–117]
Mean low-density lipoprotein level (SD), [range], mmol/L 3.01 (0.8) [1.21–5.57]
Mean high-density lipoprotein level (SD), [range], mmol/L 1.66 (0.44) [.83–3.20]
Mean apolipoprotein B level (SD), [range], mmol/L 0.91 (0.24) [.32–1.65]
Mean glycemia level (SD), [range], mmol/L 5.0 (0.7) [3.7–10.2]
Participants reported risk factors, n (%)    
 Hypertension 29 (11.9) -
 Diabetes 5 (2.0) -
Medications, n (%)    
 Anti-hypertensive medication 26 (10.7) -
 Hypoglycemic medication 2 (0.8) -
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