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Table 2 Proportion of participants (n = 82) qualifying for incentives during the ACHIEVE intervention (Weeks 1–16)

From: Can an incentive-based intervention increase physical activity and reduce sitting among adults? the ACHIEVE (Active Choices IncEntiVE) feasibility study

Incentive program Men Women Total
  N = 36 N = 46 N = 82
Achieved sedentary behavior incentives %   
Incentive 1 (weeks 1 & 2) 78 57 66
Incentive 2 (weeks 3 & 4)a 66 59 62
Incentive 3 (weeks 4–8)b 57 31 43
Incentive 4 (weeks 9–12) 49 36 41
Incentive 5 (weeks 13–16) 49 22 34
Achieved sedentary behavior incentives %   
Incentive 1 (weeks 1 & 2) 39 46 43
Incentive 2 (weeks 3 & 4)a 34 33 33
Incentive 3 (weeks 4–8)b 29 24 26
Incentive 4 (weeks 9–12) 26 24 25
Incentive 5 (weeks 13–16) 26 16 20
  1. a n = 1 withdrawn
  2. b n = 2 withdrawn