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Table 1 Baseline characteristics, mean and (standard deviation)

From: Higher number of steps and breaks during sedentary behaviour are associated with better lipid profiles

Age (years) 53.1 (4.0)
Height (cm) 166.1 (6.6)
Weight (kg) 71.9 (13.2)
BMI (kg/m2) 26.0 (4.6)
Total cholesterol 5.30 (0.88)
HDL-c 1.78 (0.41)
LDL-c 3.00 (0.77)
Triglycerides 1.14 (0.57)
SB a 59.7 (8.9)
Standing a 17.6 (5.9)
Light PA a 13.8 (3.9)
MVPA a 8.9 (2.9)
Breaks (number/day) 34.8 (9.6)
Steps (number/day) 7483 (2682)
Current smoker 40 (7.5)
Hypertension 102 (19.3)
Antihypertensive medication 104 (19.3)
Statin treatment 29 (5.4)
Use of anticoagulants 12 (12.2)
Diabetes 15 (2.8)
Insulin treatment 4 (0.7)
Oral diabetes medications 10 (1.9)
Hypothyroidism with medication 67 (12.3)
Use of HRT 86 (16.0)
  1. n = 533–571
  2. BMI body mass index, HDL-c high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-c low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, SB sedentary behaviour, PA physical activity, MVPA mean to vigorous physical activity, HRT hormone replacement therapy
  3. a Proportion of the total measurement time