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Table 3 Continuous Physical Activity Change (in MET hours/week) as Median (IQR) at 6 and 12 months

From: The role of Sociodemographic factors on goal achievement in a community-based diabetes prevention program behavioral lifestyle intervention

  6 months 12 months
PA Change (MET hr/wk) Within group p-valueb Between Group p-valuec PA Change (MET hr/wk) Within group p-valueb Between Group p-valuec
Gender
 Women 5.2 (−2.3, 17.4) < 0.01 0.92 3.0 (−3.0, 10.6) < 0.01 0.61
 Men 5.5 (−5.4, 22.9) < 0.01 1.3 (−7.0, 14.3) 0.18
Race/ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic white 5.3 (− 3.7, 18.3) < 0.01 0.76 3.0 (− 3.9, 12.3) < 0.01 0.76
 Non-Hispanic black 5.9 (0.1, 26.2) 0.01 1.53 (−3.9, 11.4) 0.42
Employment
 Working full-time 4.1 (−3.7, 14.6) < 0.01 0.63 2.9 (−2.8, 12.4) < 0.01 0.36
 Working part-time 4.5 (−1.3, 14.4) 0.11 0.2 (−7.4, 7.2) 0.71
 Retired 7.4 (−2.9, 22.1) < 0.01 2.5 (−2.7, 12.4) < 0.01
 Other employment status 5.3 (−1.7, 13.2) 0.17 7.7 (−7.6, 15.8) 0.28
Education
 High school graduate or less 4.8 (−6.3, 20.8) 0.14 0.02 0.6 (−7.2, 9.9) 0.34 0.77
 Some college 9.6 (−1.3, 26.2) < 0.01 2.8 (−1.5, 14.2) < 0.01
 College graduate 6.4 (−2.0, 14.3) < 0.01 1.1 (−4.5, 10.4) 0.09
 Graduate degree 1.2 (−5.6, 10.7) 0.29 3.8 (−6.5, 11.7) 0.07
Annual Income (by home address census tract, in US dollars)
  < 51,934 (n = 56) 7.4 (−0.6, 22.7) < 0.01 0.04 5.1 (−3.9, 14.3) 0.01 0.83
 51,934 – < 65,105 (n = 58) 5.8 (0.0, 22.0) < 0.01 2.0 (− 0.6, 7.4) 0.01
 65,105 – < 74,935.5 (n = 66) 1.2 (−5.9, 12.0) 0.31 3.4 (−7.3, 12.6) 0.16
  ≥ 74,935.5 (n = 60) 7.6 (−6.2, 19.4) 0.01 1.3 (−4.3, 14.2) 0.06
  1. Allegheny County, PA. USA. Study date: 2010–2019. a: Race/ethnicity category n = 230; b: Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test; c: Wilcoxon Two-Sample Test or Kruskal-Wallis Test