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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants in the MILE-study, Randers Municipality, Denmark, 2013–2015

From: Effects of a motivational, individual and locally anchored exercise intervention (MILE) on cardiorespiratory fitness: a community-based randomised controlled trial

Characteristics n Intervention
n = 115
Routine care
n = 117
Sex (male), n (%) 232 67 (58.3) 73 (62.4)
Age (years), median (iqr) 232 41.0 (37.0, 46.0) 42.0 (36.0;47.0)
Weight (kg), mean (SD) 232 89.8 (16.2) 87.1 (16.6)
BMI (kg/m2), mean (SD) 232 29.0 (4.6) 28.2 (4.8)
Waist circumference (cm), mean (SD) 232 100.1 (12.7) 99.0 (14.1)
VO2max (ml/kg/min), mean (SD) 232 27.0 (5.7) 27.4 (5.9)
VO2max (l/min), mean (SD) 232 2.4 (0.6) 2.4 (0.6)
LDL (mmol/l), mean (SD) 219 2.9 (0.7) 2.9 (0.8)
HDL (mmol/l), mean (SD) 229 1.3 (0.3) 1.3 (0.4)
HbA1c (mmol/mol), mean (SD) 231 34.5 (5.2) 34.5 (4.6)
Triglyceride (mmol/l), mean (SD) 231 2.0 (1.1) 2.0 (1.4)
Smoking status (Yes), n (%) 232 16 (13.9) 24 (20.5)
SF-12 mental score, mean (SD) 207 48.2 (10.6) 50.5 (8.6)
Accelerometer measured physical activity, min/day
 Sedentary (0–100 cpma), mean (SD) 223 528.4 (85.8) 530.0 (93.4)
 Light (101–1951 cpm), mean (SD) 223 273.8 (69.1) 274.1 (76.7)
 Moderate to vigorousb (> 1951 cpm), mean (SD) 223 31.8 (21.3) 34.5 (22.7)
Self-reported physical activity
 Sedentary (min/day), mean (SD) 229 455.6 (232.0) 409.3 (256.2)
 Moderate to vigorous > 30 min (days/week), mean (SD) 227 4.0 (2.3) 4.2 (2.1)
Very vigorous > 20 min (days/week), mean (SD) 227 2.2 (1.5) 2.3 (1.6)
  1. acpm = counts per minute
  2. bDue to less than two minutes (mean) in vigorous and very vigorous activity at follow-up, these categories were added to the moderate activity category