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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants

From: Building on existing tools to improve chronic disease prevention and screening in public health: a cluster randomized trial

  Level Immediate Wait-list Missing
n   59 66  
Age (years)   54.5 (6.4) 53.2 (6.6) 0
Sex Male 21 (35.6%) 32 (48.5%) 0
Female 38 (64.4%) 34 (51.5%)  
Ethnicity Caucasian/White 50 (84.7%) 52 (78.8%) 0
Other 9 (15.3%) 14 (22.2%)  
Body Mass Index   28.7 (8.1) 30.8 (8.1) 4 (3.2%)
Household Income Less than $10,000 16 (27.1%) 15 (23.1%) 1 (0.8%)
$10,000 to $19,999 23 (39.0%) 32 (49.2%)  
$20,000 to $39,999 9 (15.3%) 10 (15.4%)  
$40,000 to $59,999 4 (6.8%) 4 (6.2%)  
$60,000 or more 7 (11.9%) 4 (6.2%)  
Education Elementary school or less 2 (3.4%) 5 (7.6%) 0
Some high school 13 (22.0%) 8 (12.1%)  
Completed high school 16 (27.1%) 21 (31.8%)  
Some community college or technical school 4 (6.8%) 11 (16.7%)  
Completed college or technical school 16 (27.1%) 14 (21.2%)  
Some university 0 (0%) 2 (3.0%)  
Completed bachelor’s degree 6 (10.2%) 4 (6.1%)  
Graduate or professional degree 2 (3.4%) 1 (1.5%)  
Employment Employed full-time 8 (13.6%) 5 (7.6%) 0
Employed part-time 7 (11.9%) 11 (16.7%)  
Unable to work because of sickness/disability 19 (32.3%) 30 (45.5%)  
Looking after home/family 2 (3.4%) 2 (3.0%)  
Student 0 (0%) 2 (3.0%)  
Retired 6 (10.2%) 5 (7.6%)  
Unemployed 16 (27.1%) 11 (16.7%)  
Unpaid/voluntary work 1 (1.7%) 0 (0%)  
Marital status Married 3 (5.1%) 7 (10.6%) 0
Common-law 4 (6.8%) 7 (10.6%)  
Divorced/separated 32 (54.2%) 27 (40.9%)  
Widowed 1 (1.7%) 2 (3.0%)  
Single/never married 19 (32.2%) 23 (34.8%)  
  1. Numbers indicate mean (SD) for continuous variables and N (%) for categorical variables