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Table 5 Results of intervention on the secondary outcome: skinfolds (body fat percentage) for intervention and control groups (n = 204)

From: Effectiveness of a progressive resistance exercise program for industrial workers during breaks on perceived fatigue control: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Body fat percentage
n (%)
BaselineFour months 
Intervention
(n = 98)
Control
(n = 106)
Intervention
(n = 98)
Control
(n = 106)
p-Value
Triceps14.1 (6.4)12.7 (5)12.8 (5.2)11.9 (4.1)0.02
Biceps10.2 (4.9)9 (4.6)9.5 (4.1)8.4 (3.5)0.00
Pectoral12.1 (5)11.6 (4.9)11 (4.3)10.8 (4.4)0.02
Midaxillary line14 (5.9)13.2 (5.5)12.9 (5.2)12.1 (4.5)0.01
Subscapular site17.8 (8.4)18.4 (7)16.3 (7)17.2 (6)0.03
Abdominal21.5 (9.6)22.1 (7.4)19.9 (8.3)21.1 (6.8)0.03
Suprailiac site15.4 (6.9)15.3 (6.2)14.5 (6.5)14.3 (5.8)0.01
Thigh17.7 (10.1)17.3 (7.8)16.7 (8.9)16.6 (7.1)0.01
Calf13.3 (7.3)13 (6.8)13 (7)12.4 (5.9)0.00
  1. Significant difference within-groups (p < 0.05). There were no missing data