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Table 3 Characteristics of survey respondents by awareness of programme activities

From: Evaluation of the implementation of a whole-workplace walking programme using the RE-AIM framework

Characteristic Unaware of programme activities Aware of programme activities  
n = 438 n = 480  
na % na % p
Gender
 Female 202 60.3 324 69.4 0.008
Age (years)
 16–30 121 36.7 126 27.5 <0.001
 31–44 144 43.6 187 40.8
  ≥ 45 65 19.7 145 31.7
Ethnicity
 White 300 90.1 430 93.3 0.132
Highest educational qualification
 University degree 97 30.9 226 51.4 <0.001
 Higher education/certificate 34 10.8 55 12.5
 GCE ‘A’ Level 97 30.9 95 21.6
 GCSE Grades A to C 86 27.4 64 14.5
Distance live from work
  ≤ 2 miles 62 15.2 93 19.5 0.263
 2.1–5 miles 120 29.4 129 27.0
 5.1–10 miles 125 30.6 129 27.0
  > 10 miles 101 24.8 126 26.4
Occupation
 Senior or Middle Manager 61 17.9 89 18.9 <0.001
 Professional occupation 33 9.7 134 28.5
 Clerical 237 69.5 236 50.2
Working hours
 Full-time 264 77.4 373 79.9 0.399
 Part-time 77 22.6 94 20.1
Work-related physical activity
 Sitting occupation 399 95.2 414 87.0 <0.001
Physical activity levels
 Meeting current recommendationsb 87 26.0 94 20.1 0.051
Usual mode of travel to work
 Walking only (≥10 min) 41 10.6 44 9.5 0.114
 Walking (≥10 min) and other mode 82 21.2 101 21.7
 Cycling 8 2.1 20 4.3
 Public transport 27 7.0 18 3.9
 Motorised transport 229 59.2 282 60.6
Walking to/from work
 0 min per week 156 49.8 187 49.7 0.473
 1–100 min per week 62 19.8 87 23.1
  > 100 min per week 95 30.4 102 27.1
Walking at work
 0 min per day 95 36.1 81 25.6 0.013
 1–30 min per day 112 42.6 144 45.6  
  > 30 min per day 56 21.3 91 28.8  
  1. a Numbers do not sum up to total due to missing responses
  2. b Assessed using a single item measure of physical activity [21]
  3. Bold numerical values: p=<0.05