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Table 1 Baseline demographic and anthropometric covariates by intervention status in the Enlace sample (n = 620)a

From: Physical activity change after a promotora-led intervention in low-income Mexican American women residing in South Texas

  Total Intervention Control P-value
Demographics
 Age (mean ± s.d.) 40.4 (10.3) 39.7 (10.1) 41.2 (10.4) .078
 Years of education (mean ± s.d.) 9.8 (4.7) 10.0 (5.6) 9.6 (3.5) .309
Country of birth (n(%))
 United States 80 (12.9) 40 (11.8) 40 (14.2) .382
 Mexico 534 (86.1) 296 (87.6) 238 (84.4)  
 Other 6 (.97) 2 (.59) 4 (1.4)  
Marital status (n(%))
 Married/common law/partnered 495 (79.8) 272 (80.5) 223 (79.1) .666
 Not married 125 (20.2) 66 (19.5) 59 (20.9)  
Number of children living in household (mean ± s.d.) 2.5 (3.8) 2.7 (5.0) 2.4 (1.6) .304
Employed (n(%)) 143 (23.1) 82 (24.3) 61 (21.6) .439
Health insurance (yes)(n(%)) 104 (16.9) 54 (16.0) 50 (17.9) .521
Baseline Anthropometrics
 Body mass index (mean ± s.d.) 31.9 (11.8) 32.8 (14.6) 30.8 (6.9) .039
 % Body Fat (mean ± s.d.) 39.9 (7.5) 40.1 (7.7) 39.5 (7.2) .317
 Waist circumference (mean ± s.d.) 100.0 (14.1) 100.7 (15.3) 99.2 (12.5) .187
  1. atwo-tailed significance test