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Table 2 Baseline Participant Characteristics: Continuous-Level Study Outcomes

From: The HealtheSteps™ lifestyle prescription program to improve physical activity and modifiable risk factors for chronic disease: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial

Characteristic Comparator (n = 59) Intervention (n = 59)
Average steps/daya, median (IQR) 5586 (4001)b 5716 (4033)c
Total physical activity, MET-min/weekd, median (IQR) 1451 (2781)e 1188 (2376)f
Sitting time, min/dayd, mean (SD) 360 (240)c 360 (315)
Healthful eating scoreg, mean (SD) 6.4 (2.7) 6.7 (2.6)h
Fatty food scorei, mean (SD) 19.7 (5.2)h 21.1 (6.2)
Self-rated healthi, median (IQR) 69 (29) 70 (30)
Weight, kg, mean (SD) 86.1 (23.6) 84.2 (20.6)h
Body mass index, kg/m2, median (IQR) 30.9 (7.3) 32.0 (9.3)h
Waist circumference, cm, mean (SD) 102.8 (15.7)j 103.4 (17.1)k
Systolic BP, mmHg, median (IQR) 131.0 (27.0)c 128.5 (26.0)b
Diastolic BP, mmHg, median (IQR) 77.0 (15.0)c 76.0 (10.0)c
  1. Note: Percentages were calculated excluding missing values
  2. Abbreviations: BP Blood Pressure, IQR Interquartile Range, MET Metabolic Equivalent, SD Standard Deviation
  3. aMeasured over a 7-day period using Yamax Digiwalker (SW-200) pedometers
  4. bn = 3 missing
  5. cn = 2 missing
  6. dFrom the International Physical Activity Questionnaire – Short Form
  7. en = 9 missing
  8. fn = 4 missing
  9. gFrom Starting the Conversation (lower score = more healthful eating; score range: 0–16)
  10. hn = 1 missing
  11. iFrom EuroQol questionnaire – visual analogue scale (higher = better state of health; score range: 0–100)
  12. jn = 10 missing
  13. kn = 8 missing