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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Pasos Hacia La Salud: a randomized controlled trial of an internet-delivered physical activity intervention for Latinas

Characteristics Intervention (Mean and SD or %) (N = 104) Control (Mean and SD or %) (N = 101) Overall (M and SD or %) (N = 205)
Hispanic 100 % 100 % 100 %
Age 38.84 (10.61) 39.57 (10.36) 39.20 (10.47)
Generation Status in U.S. (% First) N = 204 86.5 % 77.0 % 81.9 %
BMI (kg/m2) N = 204 29.07 (5.82) 28.58 (4.50) 28.83 (5.20)
Race    
 White 45.2 % 58.4 % 51.7 %
 Mixed 17.3 % 14.9 % 16.1 %
 Other 30.8 % 18.8 % 24.9 %
Ethnicity    
 Mexican 82.7 % 86.1 % 84.4 %
 Columbian 1.9 % 5.0 % 3.4 %
 Guatemalan 1.9 % 0.0 % 1.0 %
 Puerto Rican 1.0 % 1.0 % 1.0 %
 Dominican Republic 1.0 % 0 % 0.5 %
 Other 14.4 % 10.9 % 12.7 %
Yearly Household Income    
  < $30,000 69.3 % 63.5 % 66.4 %
  ≥ $30,00 but < $50,000 17.3 % 24.7 % 21.0 %
  ≥ $50,000 9.6 % 6.9 % 8.3 %
 Don’t Know 3.8 % 5.0 % 4.4 %
Employment Status    
 Unemployed 49.0 % 41.0 % 45.1 %
 Part Time 25.0 % 30.0 % 27.5 %
 Full Time 25.0 % 29.0 % 27.0 %
 Refused/Did Not Answer 1 % 0 0.5 %
Education Level (N = 204)    
  < High School Graduate 14.6 % 13.9 % 14.2 %
 High School Graduate 15.5 % 7.9 % 11.8 %
 Vocational/Tech 14.6 % 11.9 % 13.2 %
  ≥ Some college 55.4 % 66.4 % 60.8 %
Language Spoken in the Home    
Only Spanish 40.4 % 34.7 % 37.6 %
 More Spanish than English 30.8 % 32.7 % 31.7 %
Both Equally 15.4 % 23.8 % 19.5 %
 More English than Spanish 11.5 % 5.0 % 8.3 %
Only English 1.9 % 4.0 % 2.9 %
Marital Status    
 Married 50.0 % 57.4 % 53.7 %
 Living with Partner 4.8 % 5.9 % 5.4 %
 Separated 13.5 % 3.0 % 8.3 %
 Divorced 10.6 % 16.8 % 13.7 %
 Widowed 1.9 % 3.0 % 2.4 %
 Never Married or Living with Partner 19.2 % 13.9 % 16.6 %
Health Literacy (scores of 23–26 “adequate”) 34.8 (2.7) 37.3 (22.8) 36.02 (16.13)
  1. Data collected between 2011 and 2014 and analyzed in 2015 at University of California, San Diego
  2. There were no between group differences, p’s > .05