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Table 1 Characteristics presented as frequencies with percentages or medians with first and third quartiles of 1670 Copenhageners (Denmark) participating in the fifth examination of the Copenhagen City Heart Study

From: Time spent cycling, walking, running, standing and sedentary: a cross-sectional analysis of accelerometer-data from 1670 adults in the Copenhagen City Heart Study

Characteristics n (%) / Median (Q1-Q3)
Accelerometer wear time 1670 (100.0)
 Median h/day 23.8 (23.1–24.0)
Number of valid days of measurement 1670 (100.0)
 Median number of days 6.0 (6.0–6.0)
Sex distribution 1670 (100.0)
 Women 958 (57.4)
 Men 712 (42.6)
Age 1670 (100.0)
 Median years 61.8 (48.6–72.6)
Age group (years) 1670 (100.0)
 20 - <35 196 (11.7)
 35 - <50 250 (15.0)
 50 - <65 522 (31.3)
 65 - <75 431 (25.8)
 ≥75 271 (16.2)
BMI 1668 (99.9)
 Median (kg/m2) 25.2 (22.8–28.0)
BMI, WHO classification 1668 (99.9)
 Underweight 15 (0.9)
 Normal 799 (47.9)
 Overweight 620 (37.2)
 Obese 234 (14.0)
WHR 1662 (99.6)
 Median WHR 0.9 (0.8–0.9)
Level of education 1664 (99.6)
 No [further] education 190 (11.4)
 Short education (up to 3 years) 178 (10.7)
 Vocational education (1–3 years) 423 (25.4)
 Higher education (≥3 years) 419 (25.2)
 University education 454 (27.3)
Longest type of occupation since completion of education 1664 (99.6)
 Self-employed 158 (9.5)
 Skilled/trained 341 (20.5)
 Unskilled 161 (9.7)
 “White-collar”/non-manual worker 863 (51.9)
 Housewife/house husband 21 (1.3)
 Student 86 (5.2)
 Unemployed/retired 34 (2.0)
Household income (before tax) 1635 (97.9)
  <100,000 DKK 60 (3.7)
 100,000–200,000 DKK 304 (18.6)
 200,000–400,000 DKK 469 (28.7)
 400,000–600,000 DKK 287 (17.6)
 600,000–800,000 DKK 221 (13.5)
  >800,000 DKK 294 (18.0)
Civil status/marital status 1665 (99.7)
 Married/cohabiting 1008 (60.5)
 Unmarried 307 (18.4)
 Separated/divorced 202 (12.1)
 Widow/widower 148 (8.9)
Self-rated fitness compared to peers 1664 (99.6)
 Same 793 (47.7)
 Better 612 (36.8)
 Worse 259 (15.6)
Smoking status 1639 (98.1)
 Current smoker 286 (17.4)
 Previous smoker 729 (44.5)
 Non-smoker 624 (38.1)
Systolic blood pressure 1656 (99.2)
 Median (mm Hg) 135.0 (122.5–150.5)
Blood pressure classification 1656 (99.2)
 Normal 945 (57.1)
 Grade 1 hypertension 567 (34.2)
 Grade 2 hypertension 112 (6.8)
 Grade 3 hypertension 32 (1.9)
Self-reported general health 1662 (99.5)
 Excellent 139 (8.4)
 Very good 532 (32.0)
 Good 716 (43.1)
 Less good 242 (14.6)
 Poor 33 (2.0)
  1. n, number of participants
  2. Q1-Q3, first and third quartile
  3. BMI, body mass index
  4. WHR, waist-hip ratio
  5. DKK, Danish kroner
  6. Blood pressure classification is based on the 2013 European Society of Hypertension/European Society of Cardiology guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension. The normal category includes high normal