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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of participants (based on quantitative variables) in intervention and control groups

From: Educational intervention program based on health belief model and neck pain prevention behaviors in school teachers in Tehran

Variable Intervention group(N = 73)
(Mean ± SD)
Control group(N = 73)
(Mean ± SD)
(P value)a
Age 37.6 ± 6 39 ± 7 0.763
Height 165 ± 8 168 ± 4 0.731
Weight 70 ± 10 73 ± 9.1 0.963
Body mass index 26 ± 3 25 ± 3 0.952
Number of children 0 ± 1 1 ± 1 0.524
Work experience 12 ± 7 14 ± 8 0.693
Cigarettes (No) 73 ± 1.2 73 ± 2.9 0.596
Sports activities
 No exercise 58 ± 2.3 48 ± 3.2 0.671
  ≤ 3 days a week 9 ± 1.3 14 ± 4.1 0.527
  > 3 days a week 6 ± 1.1 11 ± 3.6 0.541
  1. a. Independent T-test