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Table 1 Clinical and demographic characteristics of the sample at baseline

From: Supervised training in primary care units but not self-directed physical activity lowered cardiovascular risk in Brazilian low-income patients: a controlled trial

VariableFA dropout (n = 28)FA complete (n = 53)DA (n = 43)PI (n = 48)
Sex (%)
 Female93897273
 Male7112827
Ethnicity (%)
 White54553333
 Non-white46456767
Occupation (%)
 Not working50836783
 Working50173317
Medication (%)
 Betablocker2921525
 Antihypertensive46767271
 Hypoglycemiant3934931
 Statin46382629
Clinical Status (%)
 Diabetes39301426
 Hypertension46777067
 Smoking7622
 Overweight21364027
 Obesity60474954
  1. FA formally active (intervention group), DA active controls (self-directed physical activity), PI inactive controls