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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the study participants

From: The understanding, acceptability, and relevance of personalised multidimensional physical activity feedback among urban adults: evidence from a qualitative feasibility study in Sri Lanka

Characteristics Adults at risk of NCD (n = 11) Apparently healthy adults (n = 18) Healthcare providers (n = 6)
Sex
 Male 4 (36.4%) 11 (61.1%) 2 (33.3%)
 Female 7 (63.6%) 7 (38.9%) 4 (66.7%)
Current marital status
 Single 2 (18.2%) 4 (22.2%) 0 (0%)
 Married 9 (81.8%) 14 (77.8%) 6 (100%)
Highest level of education
 Grade 1–10 3 (27.3%) 3 (16.7%) 0 (0%)
 Passed G.C.E. (O/Level)a 0 (0%) 7 (38.9%) 0 (0%)
 Passed G.C.E. (A/Level)a 3 (27.3%) 3 (16.7%) 0 (0%)
 Vocational training 0 (0%) 1 (5.6%) 5 (83.3%)
 University education 5 (45.5%) 4 (22.2%) 1 (16.7%)
Monthly family income (in rupees)
 > 60,000 7 (63.6%) 5 (27.8%) 6 (100%)
 41,000 to 60,000 0 (0%) 4 (22.2%) 0 (0%)
 21,000 to 40,000 4 (36.4%) 8 (44.4%) 0 (0%)
 ≤ 20,000 0 (0%) 1 (5.6%) 0 (0%)
Current employment status
 Employed 10 (90.9%) 13 (72.3%) 6 (100%)
 Self-employed 1 (9.1%) 2 (11.1%) 0 (0%)
 Housewife 0 (0%) 3 (16.7%) 0 (0%)
Current smoking status
 Smokers 1 (9.1%) 3 (16.7%) 1 (16.7%)
 Non-smokers 10 (90.9%) 15 (83.3%) 5 (83.3%)
Body Mass Index
 Normal weight 0 (0%) 7 (38.9%) 3 (50.0%)
 Overweight 3 (27.3%) 9 (50.0%) 1 (16.7%)
 Obese 8 (72.7%) 2 (11.1%) 2 (33.3%)
Perceived level of physical activity
 Sufficiently active 7 (63.6%) 13 (72.2%) 5 (83.3%)
 Not sufficiently active 1 (9.1%) 1 (5.6%) 0 (0%)
 Don’t know 3 (27.3%) 4 (22.2%) 1 (16.7%)
  1. aGCE General Certificate of Education, O/L Ordinary Level, A/L Advanced Level