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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants (N = 267)

From: Assessment of healthy behaviors for metabolic syndrome among Korean adults: a modified information-motivation-behavioral skills with psychological distress

Characteristic Mean ± SD N %
Gender   
 Male 122 45.7
 Female 145 54.3
Age (years) 54.0 ± 8.1   
Education   
 < High school 62 23.3
 High school 111 41.6
 > High school 94 35.1
Employment   
 Employed 144 53.9
 Unemployed 123 46.1
Time since diagnosis with metabolic syndrome (years) 1.8 ± 1.7   
 <1 172 64.4
 1–2 44 16.5
 ≥2 51 19.1