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Table 1 Baseline demographics, active commuting and physical activity

From: Changes in active commuting and changes in physical activity in adults: a cohort study

Variable n Mean/n SD/%
Self-reported physical activity analysis    
Eligible 469   
Sex 469   
 Female   312 66.5
 Male   157 33.5
Age 468 44.4 11.1
Number of cars owned 469 1.4 0.8
Access to a bicycle 466   
 Yes   404 86.7
 No   62 13.3
Distance from home to work (km) 468 12.6 11.0
Body mass index (kg/m2) 461 24.1 3.6
T1 active commuting (min/week) 463 127.5 116.8
T4 active commuting (min/week) 459 118.5 127.2
T1 cycle commuting (min/week) 468 93.0 115.7
T4 cycle commuting (min/week) 468 86.3 124.8
T1 walking commuting (min/week) 464 34.7 75.1
T4 walking commuting (min/week) 460 31.8 71.3
T1 self-reported total physical activity (min/week) 469 584.5 627.3
T4 self-reported total physical activity (min/week) 469 544.0 548.1
T1 self-reported recreational physical activity (min/week) 469 396.3 412.8
T4 self-reported recreational physical activity (min/week) 469 378.1 406.9
Objectively measured physical activity analysis    
Eligible 71   
Sex 71   
 Female   38 53.5
 Male   33 46.5
Age 71 44.6 10.1
Number of cars owned 71 1.5 0.8
Access to a bicycle 71   
 Yes   63 88.7
 No   8 11.3
Distance from home to work (km) 71 16.6 11.0
Body mass index (kg/m2) 69 24.5 3.3
T2 active commuting (min/week) 70 136.9 122.0
T4 active commuting (min/week) 67 128.2 131.0
T2 cycle commuting (min/week) 71 96.6 118.6
T4 cycle commuting (min/week) 71 85.7 124.6
T2 walking commuting (min/week) 70 40.6 87.1
T4 walking commuting (min/week) 67 41.5 84.6
T2 objectively measured total physical activity (min/week) 71 1020.8 472.1
T4 objectively measured total physical activity (min/week) 71 971.1 474.1
  1. % percentage, kg kilograms, km kilometres, m metres, min minutes, n number, SD standard deviation