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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the participants in the control and intervention groups

From: Effectiveness of a physical activity program on cardiovascular disease risk in adult primary health-care users: the “Pas-a-Pas” community intervention trial

  Control group Intervention group p
(n = 104) (n = 260)
Age (years)a 66.99 (10.28) 64.5 (9.20) 0.400
Women (%) 71.90 78.70 0.116
Social Class
 High Class I-II (%) 27.08 23.70 0.222
 Middle Class IIIN-IIIM (%) 59.30 54.50
 Lower Class IV-V (%) 13.54 21.70
CVD risk factors
 Smoking (%) 4.20 7.90 0.123
 Hypertension (%) 57.30 54.20 0.343
 Type 2 diabetes (%) 18.80 20.60 0.766
 Overweight (%) 37.50 39.10 0.807
 Obesity (%) 46.90 42.70 0.546
 Dyslipidemia (%) 50.00 49.40 1.000
 Depression (%) 10.40 16.20 0.234
 Anxiety (%) 24.00 19.00 0.301
 Without contributing pathology (%) 5.20 6.30 0.458
  1. aValues expressed as mean and (standard deviation)