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Table 1 Characteristics of study participantsa

From: Prolonged sedentary time and physical activity in workplace and non-work contexts: a cross-sectional study of office, customer service and call centre employees

  All participants (n=187) Office (n=131) Call centre (n=33) Customer service (n=23)
Age, years; mean (SD) 37.3 (10.6) 38.3 (10.0) 32.3 (10.3) 38.5 (12.6)
Sex [Male] 64 (34.2%) 40 (30.5%) 8 (54.5%) 6 (26.1%)
Education (post-school qualification) 144 (77.0%) 109 (83.2%) 18 (54.5%) 17 (73.9%)
Marital Status (married or defacto) 126 (67.4%) 92 (70.2%) 18 (54.5%) 16 (69.6%)
Body Mass Index (BMI)     
 Normal (BMI <25 kg/m2) 90 (48.1%) 64 (48.9%) 14 (42.4%) 12 (52.2%)
 Overweight (BMI 25–29.9 kg/m2) 60 (32.1%) 45 (34.4%) 9 (27.3%) 6 (26.1%)
 Obese (BMI >30 kg/m2) 37 (19.8%) 22 (16.8%) 10 (30.3%) 5 (21.7%)
  1. a Table includes all eligible participants (n=187) who participated in the self-report and accelerometer assessments.