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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Changes in skinfold thickness and waist circumference after 12 and 24 months resulting from the NHF-NRG In Balance-project

  Control
(n = 188)
Intervention (n = 365) P-value
Age, years mean (s.d.) 35.0 (7.4) 38.9 (8.2) <.01
Gender (% female) 48.2 50.7 .61
Highest education (%)    .41
High school or less 19.3 15.7  
Some college/vocational training 29.2 34.7  
University 51.6 49.6  
Marital status (%)    .06
Married or living together 77.1 83.9  
Separated, divorced, widowed or never married 22.9 16.1  
Current smoker (%) 17.3 16.0 .72
Body Mass Index, kg/m2 mean (s.d.) 24.2 (3.1) 25.7 (4.0) <.01
  1. Note: Abbreviation: s.d., standard deviation. P-value estimated by t-test, with exception for education and marital status, which was estimated with Chi-square tests.