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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of intervention participants. Values are numbers (percentages) unless otherwise stated

From: Process evaluation of the Walk Well study: a cluster-randomised controlled trial of a community based walking programme for adults with intellectual disabilities

Variable Walk Well (54)
N (%)
Female gender 25 (46 %)
Mean age (SD) 45 (14) years
Intellectual disabilities  
 Mild 37 (70 %)
 Moderate 11 (21 %)
 Severe 5 (9 %)
Type of support  
 Lives independently 3 (6 %)
 Family carer 29 (53 %)
 Paid carer 22 (41 %)
SIMD quintile  
 0-20 % most deprived 36 (67 %)
 20-40 % 8 (15 %)
 40-60 % 5 (9 %)
 60-80 % 2 (4 %)
 80-100 % least deprived 3 (5 %)
Diagnosis of epilepsy 3 (6 %)
Visual impairment 24 (44 %)
Hearing impairment 11 (20 %)
Mental ill-health 15 (28 %)
Problem behaviours 9 (20 %)
Weight status (BMI kg/m2)  
 Normal weight (18.5-24.9) 7 (14 %)
 Overweight (25-29.9) 16 (31 %)
 Obesity (30-39.9) 22 (42 %)
 Morbid obesity (>40.0) 7 (14 %)
  Mean (SD)
Mean % time per day spent sedentary (SD) 64 (11)
Mean daily step count (SD) 4744 (2076)
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, SIMD Scottish index of multiple deprivation