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Table 1 Baseline characteristics by group, presented as mean ± SD or % (n) of group

From: Evaluation of sit-stand workstations in an office setting: a randomised controlled trial

  Intervention (n = 26) Control (n = 21) All (n = 47)
Age (years) 38.8 ± 9.8 38.4 ± 9.3 38.6 ± 9.5
Female 89 (23) 67 (14) 79 (37)
White British 92 (24) 100 (21) 96 (45)
Married 58 (15) 48 (10) 53 (25)
Time at current workplace
 <1 year 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 1–3 years 8 (2) 19 (4) 13 (6)
 >3 years 92 (24) 81 (17) 87 (41)
Tertiary education 100 (26) 91 (19) 96 (45)
Job category
 Manager/Director 31 (8) 14 (3) 23 (11)
 Clerical/Services/Other 69 (18) 86 (18) 77 (36)
Number of other people in the office
 0 19 (5) 19 (4) 19 (9)
 1–3 12 (3) 0 (0) 6 (3)
 >3 69 (18) 81 (17) 75 (35)
Never smoked 77 (20) 76 (16) 77 (36)
Body mass (kg) 67.4 ± 13.8 70.5 ± 16.4 68.8 ± 14.9
Body mass index (kg/m2) 24.9 ± 4.4 24.7 ± 4.6 24.8 ± 4.4