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Table 1 Baseline participant socio-demographic characteristics across the province. Values are n (%) or mean (SD)

From: Implementation of a co-designed physical activity program for older adults: positive impact when delivered at scale

  Total n = 56 programs n = 26 centres
Participants, n (men/women) 458 (105/353)
 % (men) 23%
Age category, n (%)
 60–74 years 323 (71)
 ≥ 75 years 135 (29)
BMI, kg/m2
 Men 28.9 (4.5)
 Women 29.5 (7.2)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 White 394 (86)
 Asian 35 (8)
 Other 29 (6)
Educational attainment, n (%)
 Secondary or less 113 (25)
 Some trade, technical school or college 151 (33)
 Some university 194 (42)
Chronic Conditions, n (%)
 0 61 (13)
 1 185 (40)
 ≥ 2 212 (46)
Mobility limitations (walk or stair), n (%)
 Yes 196 (43)
 No 262 (57)
Comprehensive cohort participants, n (%)
 Yes 209 (46)
 No 249 (54)
Self-rated health, n (%) a
 Very poor, poor or fair for age 206 (45)
 Good or excellent for age 248 (55)
Self-efficacy for increasing PA, n (%) a
 Not at all, slightly or moderately confident 206 (45)
 Quite or very confident 248 (54)
Self-efficacy for rec centre access, n (%) b
 Not at all, slightly or moderately confident 127 (34)
 Quite or very confident 247 (66)
  1. Note: Percentage values may not add exactly to 100 due to rounding
  2. atotal n = 454 (4 missing values)
  3. btotal n = 374 (84 missing values)
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