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Table 3 Participant 913 characteristics of IG and CG

From: Holistic physical exercise training improves physical literacy among physically inactive adults: a pilot intervention study

Variables IG CG p-value
Gender (females) 25 (81%) 24 (80%) 0.95
Age (years) 44 ± 16 45 ± 11 0.98
Anthropometry
 Height (cm) 168 ± 7 169 ± 7 0.62
 Weight (kg) 75 ± 22 72 ± 15 0.80
 BMI (kg/m2) 27 ± 8 25 ± 4 0.79
Education level
 Compulsory school (n) 5 (16%) 3 (10%) 0.57
 Apprenticeship/Professional school degree (n) 12 (39%) 15 (50%)
 School leaving examination (A-Level) (n) 12 (39%) 8 (27%)
 Grad/professional degree (n) 2 (6%) 4 (13%)
Chronic diseases (n) 12 (39%) 6 (20%) 0.13
Physical Literacy (%) 59 ± 11 59 ± 10 0.75
 Physical activity behaviour (%)a 25 (25) 25 (25) 0.82
 Attitude (%) 63 ± 18 62 ± 17 0.86
 Motivation (%) 78 ± 17 74 ± 14 0.25
 Knowledge (%) 55 ± 16 57 ± 22 0.43
 Self-confidence/Self-efficacy (%) 68 ± 13 66 ± 11 0.56
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD or as frequency (%); IG Intervention group, CG Control group, BMI body mass index;
  2. aGiven as median ± IQR, because ordinal scaled