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Table 3 Program-Related Personal/Behavioral Characteristics

From: Factors related to leader implementation of a nationally disseminated community-based exercise program: a cross-sectional study

  Non-Implementers
N = 217 a
Implementers
N = 270 b
P-Value
Current PA level, %    
- Not active 10 2 <0.001
- Somewhat active 42 40 0.595
- Active 48 58 0.031
Lifetime PA level, %    
- Not active 4 4 1.000
- Somewhat active 54 46 0.113
- Active 42 50 0.136
Current sports participation, % 17 23 0.124
Prior sports participation, % 58 65 0.125
Significant other is active, %c 75 80 0.294
Prior strength training experience, % 42 47 0.263
Currently strength training regularly, %
(at least 1–2 times per week)
59 85 <0.001
Change in activity level since workshop, %    
- Less active 6 - 0.001
- About the same 69 54 0.002
- More active 25 46 <0.001
  1. Due to the nature of survey data, sample size varies by question.
  2. a – sample size range: n = 212–216
  3. b – sample size range: n = 260–270
  4. c – sample size for non-implementers, n = 157; implementers, n = 183