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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Objectively measured patterns of sedentary time and physical activity in young adults of the Raine study cohort

Variable All (n = 773) Women (n = 389) Men (n = 384)
Physical
Age (y) 22.1 ± 0.6 22.1 ± 0.7 22.1 ± 0.6
Weight (kg) 74.6 ± 16.9 69.1 ± 16.7 80.3 ± 15.2
Height (cm) 172.5 ± 9.6 166.0 ± 6.2 179.1 ± 7.7
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 25.0 ± 5.1 25.1 ± 5.8 25.0 ± 4.3
Caucasian 651 (84.2) 328 (84.3) 323 (84.1)
Socio-demographic
Living arrangements
Live alone 16 (2.3) 10 (2.8) 6 (1.7)
Live with partner 111 (15.8) 40 (11.4) 45 (12.9)
Live with parents (not partner) 419 (59.8) 218 (62.1) 201 (57.4)
Live with others (not partner, not parents) 155 (22.1) 83 (23.7) 98 (28.0)
Has (or expecting) children 30 (5.0) 15 (6.3) 15 (6.0)
Educational attainment
High school or less (not currently studying) 140 (20.1) 66 (19.0) 74 (21.2)
Currently studying, no qualification yet 349 (50.1) 179 (51.4) 170 (48.7)
Post-school qualification Complete 208 (29.8) 103 (29.6) 105 (30.1)
Employment status
Not working 245 (33.5) 126 (34.0) 119 (33.1)
Working part time, casual, unknown hours 197 (27.0) 108 (29.1) 89 (24.7)
Working full time 289 (39.5) 137 (36.9) 152 (42.2)
Health
Self-rated health (poor) 18 (2.6) 9 (2.5) 9 (2.7)
Smoker 116 (15.0) 49 (12.6) 67 (17.4)
Current asthma 77 (10.6) 37 (10.0) 40 (11.2)
  1. Data are mean ± SD or n (%) per group