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Table 1 Socio-demographic and health-related characteristics of the study population

From: Prevalence and correlates of domain-specific sedentary time of adults in the Netherlands: findings from the 2006 Dutch time use survey

N (%) All participants 1614 (100%)
Gender
 N (%) Male 755 (46.8%)
 N (%) Female 859 (53.2%)
Age
 Mean (SD) age 49.0 (16.1)
 N (%) 18–34 years old 319 (19.8%)
 N (%) 35–49 years old 539 (33.4%)
 N (%) 50–64 years old 441 (27.3%)
 N (%) ≥65 years old 315 (19.5%)
Educational level
 N (%) Low 521 (32.3%)
 N (%) Middle 568 (35.2%)
 N (%) High 525 (32.5%)
Work status
 N (%) Not working 603 (37.4%)
 N (%) Part-time 439 (27.2%)
 N (%) Full-time 571 (35.4%)
Self-reported health
 N (%) Very good/good 1379 (85.7%)
 N (%) Not good 231 (14.3%)
Mobility issues
 N (%) No issues 1410 (87.5%)
 N (%) Issues 201 (12.5%)
Weight status
 Mean (SD) BMI 25.0 (3.7)
 N (%) Normal (BMI 18.5–24.9) 855 (55.3%)
 N (%) Overweight (BMI 25.0–29.9) 546 (35.3%)
 N (%) Obese (BMI ≥30.0) 144 (9.3%)
Sleep time
 Mean (SD) hours/day sleep time 8.6 (1.1)
 N (%) Sleeping 7–9 h/day 1043 (64.6%)
 N (%) Sleeping < 7 or > 9 h/day 571 (35.4%)
Smoking behaviour
 N (%) No 1257 (77.9%)
 N (%) Yes 356 (22.1%)
Drinking alcohol
 N (%) Never 398 (26.0%)
 N (%) 1–7 glasses/week 715 (46.7%)
 N (%) > 7 glasses/week 417 (27.3%)
Eating take-away food
 N (%) Never 429 (26.6%)
 N (%) Less than once a month 478 (29.7%)
 N (%) Once a month or more 704 (43.7%)
Happiness
 N (%) Very happy/happy 1518 (94.4%)
 N (%) Not happy 90 (5.6%)
  1. N number of participants, SD Standard Deviation, BMI Body Mass Index