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Table 1 Sample characteristics, overall, and stratified by activity level and sex

From: The association between television viewing time and percent body fat in adults varies as a function of physical activity and sex

  Overall Sample n = 454 Activity Level Sex
Meeting PA guidelines n = 168 Not meeting PA guidelines n = 286 Female n = 322 Male n = 132
% Body fat [M (SD)] 33.2 (11.1) 31.0 (9.5) 34.5 (11.8) 36.0 (10.4) 26.4 (9.7)
TV viewing (h/wk) [M (SD)] 19.3 (15.5) 17.7 (13.6) 20.3 (16.5) 18.6 (15.8) 21.2 (14.8)
Age (y) [M (SD)] 44.4 (14.0) 43.3 (14.0) 45.0 (13.9) 44.2 (13.6) 44.8 (14.9)
Depression symptoms [M (SD)]
(Possible range 0–24)
5.9 (5.9) 5.0 (5.5) 6.5 (6.0) 6.3 (6.0) 5.1 (5.4)
Perceived stress [M (SD)]
(Possible range 0–16)
4.0 (3.0) 3.7 (2.8) 4.1 (3.1) 3.9 (3.1) 4.0 (2.7)
Environment score [M (SD)]
(Possible range 0–6)
3.3 (1.4) 3.4 (1.5) 3.2 (1.4) 3.2 (1.4) 3.4 (1.5)
Female (%) 70.9 68.5 72.4
Race/ethnicity (%)
Non-Minority 66.1 27.4 37.8 63.7 72.0
Minority 33.9 72.6 62.2 36.3 28.0
Income (%)
< $30,000/year 26.4 17.3 31.8 26.7 25.8
$30,001 to $100,000/year 58.0 56.5 58.7 59.6 53.8
> $100,000/year 15.6 26.2 9.4 13.7 20.5
Educational attainment (%)
High school or less 23.8 19.0 26.6 24.8 21.2
Greater than high school 76.2 81.0 73.4 75.2 78.8
Marital status (%)
Married 54.6 58.3 52.4 56.2 50.8
Not married 45.4 41.7 47.6 43.8 49.2
Employment status (%)
Employed 63.2 35.1 37.8 61.2 68.2
Not employed 36.8 64.9 62.2 38.8 31.8
Activity level (%)
Not meeting PA guidelines 63.2 64.6 59.8
Meeting PA guidelines 36.8 35.4 40.2
Fruit and Vegetable Intake (%)
< 3 servings/week 7.7 4.2 9.8 8.1 6.8
4 to 6 servings/week 50.1 44.3 53.5 44.9 62.9
7 or more servings/week 42.2 51.5 36.7 47.0 30.3