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Table 2 Sample characteristics of descriptive and demographic variables at baseline

From: Mediators of physical activity change in a behavioral modification program for type 2 diabetes patients

Characteristic   Baseline characteristics T-value
Age (years) Intervention group 62.37 ± 9.25 .88
  Control group 60.59 ± 9.05  
Weight (kg) Intervention group 89.22 ± 12.63 1.72
  Control group 84.50 ± 12.38  
BMI (kg/m2) Intervention group 30.24 ± 2.62 1.07
  Control group 29.60 ± 3.02  
Diabetes duration (years) Intervention group 11.87 ± 9.66 1.99*
  Control group 8.72 ± 5.50  
Steps/day Intervention group 4959 ± 2414 -.32
  Control group 5139 ± 2933  
Total physical activity
(min/day) (activity monitor)
Intervention group 300 ± 90 -1.03
  Control group 322 ± 109  
Active transportation
(min/day) (self-report)
Intervention group 12 ± 19 .33
  Control group 11 ± 16  
Leisure time physical activity
(min/day) (self-report)
Intervention group 17 ± 23 -.25
  Control group 19 ± 25  
Total physical activity
(min/day) (self-report)
Intervention group 59 ± 60 -.02
  Control group 60 ± 59  
  1. *p < .05