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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of participants

From: Adverse events among high-risk participants in a home-based walking study: a descriptive study

  N %
Ethnicity (N = 272)*, **   
White/Hispanic 182 66.9
African American 74 27.2
Native American or Alaskan Native 14 5.1
Asian 1 0.4
Pacific Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 0.4
Not given 5 1.8
Education (N = 272) **   
Less than High School 10 3.7
High School Graduate 43 15.8
Some College 128 47.1
College Graduate 63 23.2
Graduate School 28 10.3
Income (N = 272) **   
< $20,000 89 32.7
$20,000 – $39,999 71 26.1
$40,000 – $59,999 46 16.9
$60,000 – $80,000 31 11.4
> $80,000 26 9.6
Not given 11 4.0
Smoker ** 44 16.9
Mean Body Mass Index (BMI) per participant 36.1 ± 5.3  
  1. * Total frequency exceeds 100% due to three individuals who endorsed two or more ethnicities.
  2. ** Missing data for two individuals reduced enrolled sample n to 272 for this descriptive analysis.
  3. Analysis based on N = 274.