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Table 2 Sample characteristics (N = 205)

From: Psychometrics of the self-efficacy for physical activity scale among a Latina women sample

Categorical variable N (%)
Educational level
 Less than 12 years (did not complete High School) 29 (14.2)
 Graduated from High School 97 (47.5)
 Graduated from College 78 (38.27)
Ethnicity (sub-group)
 Mexican 173 (83.4)
 Other 32 (15.6)
Work status
 Not employed 92 (45.3)
 Full-time 55 (27.1)
 Part-time 56 (27.6)
Annual Income (US $)
 Less than $19,999 83 (40.5)
 $20,000 to $39,999 80 (39.1)
 $40,000 or more 33 (16.1)
 Unknown 9 (4.4)
Continuous variable Mean (SD)
Age 39.2 (10.5)
Self-Efficacy (Original scale, Baseline) 11.7 (4.0)
Self-Efficacy (Original scale, 6-Months) 12.4 (4.4)
Self-Efficacy (Original scale, 12-Months) 12.9 (4.6)
Physical Activity (Accelerometer, baseline) 32.3 (60.0)
Physical Activity (Accelerometer, 6-Months) 59.2 (78.7)
Physical Activity (Accelerometer, 12-Months) 62.4 (80.4)
Physical Activity (PAR, baseline) 9.2 (19.9)
Physical Activity (PAR, 6-Months) 86.7 (95.6)
Physical Activity (PAR, 12-Months) 91.9 (99.8)