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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: The prospective relationship between sedentary time and cardiometabolic health in adults at increased cardiometabolic risk – the Hoorn Prevention Study

  Baseline After 6 months After 12 months After 24 months
N = 609-622a N = 524-536a N = 500-504a N = 479-491a
Cardiometabolic risk factors (mean (SD))
Weight, kg 90.5 (15.5) 90.3 (15.1) 90.4 (14.9) 90.1 (15.1)
WC, cm 96.7 (9.8) 96.3 (9.6) 96.0 (10.5) 96.0 (9.9)
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.90 (0.08) 0.90 (0.08) 0.90 (0.08) 0.90 (0.08)
SBP, mmHg 129.0 (13.2) 128.0 (13.3) 127.1 (15.0) 126.7 (13.1)
DBP, mmHg 73.4 (9.5) 72.6 (9.5) 71.5 (9.2) 72.2 (9.7)
Glucose, mmol/l 5.3 (0.5) 5.5 (0.5) 5.5 (0.5) 5.5 (0.5)
HbA1c, mmol/l 5.5 (0.3) 5.5 (0.3) 5.5 (0.3) 5.6 (0.3)
Cholesterol, mmol/l 5.5 (1.0) 5.5 (0.9) 5.5 (0.9) 5.5 (1.0)
HDL-C, mmol/l 1.3 (0.3) 1.3 (0.3) 1.3 (0.4) 1.4 (0.4)
LDL-C, mmol/l 3.6 (0.9) 3.5 (0.9) 3.6 (0.9) 3.5 (0.9)
Triglycerides, mmol/l 1.5 (0.9) 1.6 (0.8) 1.6 (0.9) 1.5 (0.9)
ARIC 18.9 (8.2) 18.4 (8.1) 18.1 (8.8) 18.0 (8.0)
SCORE 3.9 (3.0) 3.9 (3.0) 3.8 (3.9) 3.7 (3.0)
Sedentary time and time spent on physical activity (median (interquartile range; 25-75))
Sedentary time, min/day 255 (171-315) 253 (154-304) 229 (150-284) 232 (150-287)
TV viewing, min/day 120 (60-150) 93 (60-146) 90 (51-127) 90 (60-129)
Computer use, min/day 26 (9-60) 30 (11-60) 26 (11-60) 30 (13-60)
Reading, min/day 21 (9-40) 21 (9-34) 23 (9-40) 21 (9-39)
Other SB, min/day 43 (21-85) 43 (17-85) 39 (17-69) 34 (17-67)
Total PA, min/day 386 (277-467) 396 (268-482) 381 (275-470) 379 (266-459)
  1. aDue to missing data, sample sizes varied at the different time points.
  2. ARIC, Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; HbA1c, glycated haemoglobin; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; PA, physical activity; SB, sedentary behaviour; SBP, systolic blood pressure; SCORE, Systematic COronary Risk Evaluation; WC, waist circumference.