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Table 1 Demographic and health characteristics of the participants

From: A hard day’s night: time use in shift workers

  Workplace 1
(n = 10)
Workplace 2
(n = 26)
mean ± SD mean ± SD
Age (years) 41.30 ± 6.27 46.17 ± 8.67
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 26.77 ± 3.12 29.55 ± 4.41
Systolic Blood Pressure (mm Hg) 123.29 ± 9.86# 140.81 ± 13.57#
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 74.29 ± 2.14# 90.18 ± 14.00#
  % %
Sex
 Male 70 100
Marital Status
 Married/living with partner 90 88
Self-reported Health Status
 Excellent 0 17
 Good 70 50
 Average 30 29
 Poor 0 4
Movement Pattern at work
 Mostly sitting 100 18#
 Mostly standing still 0 0
 Mostly walking for short periods 0 27#
 Mostly mod PA / vig PA for short periods 0 55#
  1. #Difference between workplace 1 and workplace 2, p < 0.05