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Table 2 Demographic, socioeconomic, anthropometric and physical activity characteristics of sampleaok

From: A cross-sectional study of physical activity and sedentary behaviours in a Caribbean population: combining objective and questionnaire data to guide future interventions

  Women (n = 216)   Men (n = 138)   Overall (n = 354)  
  % 95 % CI % 95 % CI % 95 % CI
Age
 25–39 years (n = 130) 47.1 (40.0,54.4) 49.5 (39.2,59.8) 48.3 (42.3,54.3)
 40–54 years (n = 224) 52.9 (45.6,60) 50.5 (40.2,60.8) 51.7 (45.7,57.7)
Education
 Less than secondary school (n = 28) 6.6 (4.3,9.8) 5.5 (2.3,12.6) 6.0 (3.8,9.4)
 Secondary school completed (n = 174) 52.5 (44.8,60.1) 43.2 (33.5,53.5) 48.0 (41.0,55.2)
 Technical, trade or teacher (n = 64) 19.7 (13.7,27.5) 26.1 (16.9,38) 22.8 (16.6,30.4)
 University (n = 88) 21.2 (14.8,29.4) 25.2 (17.1,35.5) 23.2 (17.1,30.6)
Occupational grade
 Routine/manual (n = 83) 9.6 (6.3,14.5) 40.3 (30.6,50.8) 24.5 (19.3,30.4)
 Intermediate (n = 114) 41.6 (35.4,48) 21.0 (13.1,31.9) 31.6 (27.3,36.2)
 Professional (n = 58) 14.7 (10.3,20.5) 16.5 (10.1,25.8) 15.6 (11.4,21)
 Not in employment (n = 76) 29.6 (22.9,37.2) 11.5 (7,18.3) 20.8 (16.0,26.7)
 Missingb (n = 23) 4.5 (2.0,10.2) 10.8 (6.4,17.6) 7.5 (4.7,11.8)
BMI category
 Normal (n = 113) 24.9 (19.3,31.4) 46.5 (35.6,57.7) 35.3 (29.0,42.2)
 Overweight (n = 113) 25.6 (19.6,32.7) 33.0 (25.0,42.2) 29.2 (23.8,35.3)
 Obese (n = 128) 49.5 (42.8,56.3) 20.5 (14.0,29) 35.5 (29.7,41.8)
Physical activity characteristics
 Objective inactive (n = 177) 90.5 (83.3,94.7) 58.9 (48.4,68.7) 75.2 (68.7,80.8)
 Objective sedentary (n = 181) 57.1 (50.1,63.8) 43.9 (33,55.3) 50.7 (43.3,58.1)
 Overestimator (n = 211) 66.8 (57.1,75.3) 52.7 (43.6,61.7) 60.1 (52.8,66.9)
  1. aPercentages are weighted to compensate for unequal probabilities of selection (selecting 1 individual from household), non-response, and to standardise to the age-sex distribution according to the latest population census
  2. bOccupation provided as free text, but did not fit any code