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Table 2 Characteristics of intervention participants by sex

From: ‘This is the beginning of the new me’: process evaluation of a group fitness intervention to promote wellbeing in formerly homeless individuals

  Youngest Oldest Mean
Age 24 71 43.7
  Male % (n) 33 (8) Female % (n) 67 (16) Total % (n) n = 24
Ethnicity    
 - Caucasian 75 (6) 75 (12) 75 (18)
 - Indigenous Australians 12.5 (1) 18.8 (3) 16.7 (4)
 - Other 12.5 (1) 6.2 (1) 8.3 (2)
Mental health issues 87.5 (7) 75 (12) 79.2 (19)
 Depression 25 (2) 43.75 (7) 37.5 (9)
 Bipolar 12.5 (1) 25 (4) 20.8 (5)
 Anxiety 25 (2) 12.5 (2) 16.7 (4)
 Schizophrenia 12.5 (1) 6.2 (1) 8.3 (2)
 PTSD 0 12.5 (2) 8.3 (2)
 Other 25 (2) 12.5 (2) 16.7 (4)
 2 or more conditions 12.5 (1) 31.25 (5) 25 (6)
Intellectual disability 12.5 (1) 18.8 (3) 16.7 (4)
Substance use (total) 37.5 (3) 68.75 (11) 58.3 (14)
 - Alcohol use (former) 0 12.5 (2) 8.3 (2)
 - Alcohol use (current) 12.5 (1) 6.25 (1) 8.3 (2)
 - Marijuana 12.5 (1) 6.25 (1) 8.3 (2)
 - Smoker 37.5 (3) 56.25 (9) 50 (12)
 - Hard drugsa 25 (2) 6.25 (1) 12.5 (3)
Physical health issues 62.5 (5) 81.25 (13) 75 (18)
 Obesity 12.5 (1) 31.25 (5) 25 (6)
 Diabetes 12.5 (1) 18.75 (3) 16.67 (4)
 Arthritis 0 25 (4) 16.67 (4)
 Chronic pain 12.5 (1) 56.25 (9) 41.67 (10)
 Asthma 12.5 (1) 18.75 (3) 16.67 (4)
 Hepatitis C 25 (2) 0 8.3 (2)
 Otherb 50 (4) 43.75 (7) 45.8 (11)
 2 or more conditions 50 (4) 68.75 (11) 62.5 (15)
  1. ae.g. Amphetamines, heroin, solvent sniffing
  2. bLiver cirrhosis (1), Graves’ disease (2), peripheral neuropathy (1), hypertension (1), Hiatus hernia (1), epilepsy (1), respiratory disease (1), head injury (1), heart attack (1), significant sensory deficits (1)