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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for variables used in the analysis of a sample of 460 Mexican women health workers

From: Physical activity and calorie intake mediate the relationship from depression to body fat mass among female Mexican health workers

  Median (P25, P75) Mean ± SD
Baseline
 Age, years 46.0 (37.0, 55.0) 45.8 ± 13.2
 Body fat, kg 25.4 (20.7, 30.8) 26.3 ± 8.0
 Weight, kg 61.5 (55.5, 69.5) 63.1 ± 11.5
 Height, cm 155.0 (151.0, 159.0) 155.2 ± 5.8
 BMI, kg/cm2 25.5 (23.1, 28.5) 26.2 ± 4.5
 Calorie intake, 100 kcal 18.8 (14.4, 24.2) 20.5 ± 9.0
 Leisure time physical activity, METs/wk 5.0 (0.9, 18.1) 12.5 ± 18.2
 Depression score, CES-D* 9.0 (4.0, 17.0) 11.6 ± 9.9
Follow-up
 Age, years 53.0 (44.0, 62.0) 53.0 ± 13.1
 Body fat, kg 27.3 (22.9, 33.1) 28.4 ± 8.4
 Weight, kg 63.0 (56.8, 71.2) 64.8 ± 11.7
 Height, cm 154.0 (151.0, 159.0) 154.8 ± 6.1
 BMI, kg/cm2 26.5 (23.9, 29.3) 27.0 ± 4.5
 Calorie intake, 100 kcal 17.1 (12.5, 22.5) 18.5 ± 8.8
 Leisure time physical activity, METs/wk 3.9 (0.4, 15.3) 12.0 ± 18.6
 Depression score, CES-D* 9.0 (4.0, 16.0) 11.6 ± 9.8
  1. n = 456
  2. *Scaled 0–57, excludes an item that asked about whether the subject experienced lack of hunger