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Table 1 Main characteristics of participants in the Walk@WorkSpain study by socio-demographic variables according to the active Comparison and Intervention groups

From: Impact of a workplace ‘sit less, move more’ program on efficiency-related outcomes of office employees

  Comparison n = 135 Intervention n = 129
Sex, n (%)
 Men 51 (37.8) 42 (32.6)
 Women 84 (62.2) 87 (67.4)
Age, Mean (SD) 43 (11) 41 (9)
Education, n (%)
 Do not have regulated studies 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8)
 Secondary mandatory school or equivalent 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8)
 High school 9 (6.9) 3 (2.3)
 Apprentice 4 (3.0) 1 (0.8)
 Professional training 10 (7.6) 7 (5.5)
 University degree or superior 106 (80.9) 115 (89.8)
University, n (%)
 University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia 0 (0.0) 63 (48.8)
 University of Vigo 18 (13.3) 22 (17.1)
 University Ramon Llull – Blanquerna 52 (38.5) 0 (0.0)
 University of the Basque Country 65 (48.2) 44 (34.1)
Occupation, n (%)
 Academic 60 (45.8) 71 (55.5)
 Administrative 71 (54.2) 57 (44.5)
Working day, n (%)
 Full time 104 (79.4) 110 (85.9)
 Part time 26 (19.8) 16 (12.5)
 Associated 1 (0.8) 2 (1.6)
Employment contract, n (%)
 Temporary 34 (26.0) 25 (19.5)
 Indefinite 49 (37.4) 56 (43.8)
 Civil servant 44 (33.6) 42 (32.8)
 Othera 4 (3.0) 5 (3.9)
Physical Activity (MET-minutes/week), mean (SD) 3445.04 (2778.85) 2648.84 (2201.17)
Sitting time traveling (minutes/day)
 Weekday 89.23 (54.91) 76.12 (50.14)
 Weekend day 77.57 (50.46) 77.46 (53.82)
Sitting time watching TV (minutes/day)
 Weekday 106.78 (61.77) 85.69 (71.27)
 Weekend day 179.39 (101.61) 145.48 (92.55)
Total sitting time (minutes/day)
 Weekday 518.71 (138.64) 516.62 (156.72)
 Weekend day 326.19 (171.39) 326.22 (167.01)
  1. SD Standard Deviation
  2. aScholar contract