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Table 3 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics

From: Equity-specific effects of interventions to promote physical activity among middle-aged and older adults: results from applying a novel equity-specific re-analysis strategy

  Active Plus I Active Plus II Every Step Counts! GALM PACE-Lift PACE-UP ProAct65+ PROMOTE
IG (n = 1384) CG (n = 582) IG (n = 1710) CG (n = 409) IG (n = 468) CG (n = 154) IG (n = 163) CG (n = 152) IG (n = 150) CG (n = 148) IG (n = 685) CG (n = 338) IG (n = 704) CG (n = 400) IG (n = 376) CG (n = 164)
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Gender
 Males 601 (44) 251 (43) 828 (49) 204 (50) 141 (30) 58 (38) 72 (44) 73 (48) 69 (46) 69 (47) 252 (37) 115 (34) 261 (37) 149 (37) 165 (44) 70 (43)
 Females 780 (56) 329 (57) 873 (51) 205 (50) 327 (70) 96 (62) 91 (56) 79 (52) 81 (54) 79 (53) 433 (63) 223 (66) 443 (63) 251 (63) 211 (56) 94 (57)
Education
 Low 634 (47) 293 (52) 785 (46) 199 (50) 256 (55) 90 (59) 64 (39) 47 (31) 67 (46) 54 (32) 177 (26) 85 (26) 330 (48) 158 (40) 6 (2) 6 (4)
 Medium 267 (20) 103 (18) 451 (27) 107 (27) 152 (33) 41 (27) 53 (33) 70 (46) 25 (17) 20 (14) 142 (21) 83 (25) 218 (32) 135 (34) 187 (50) 93 (57)
 High 462 (34) 170 (30) 465 (27) 90 (23) 56 (12) 22 (14) 46 (28) 35 (23) 55 (37) 71 (48) 351 (52) 165 (50) 143 (21) 104 (26) 183 (49) 65 (40)
Income
 Low NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 200 (33) 92 (26) 103 (30) 57 (36)
 Medium NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 158 (26) 114 (33) 111 (32) 43 (27)
 High NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 244 (41) 141 (41) 131 (38) 57 (36)
Area deprivationa
 High NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 50 (33) 57 (39) 224 (34) 108 (33) 295 (42) 105 (26) NA NA
 Medium NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 50 (33) 45 (30) 223 (34) 108 (33) 165 (23) 193 (48) NA NA
 Low NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 50 (33) 46 (31) 214 (32) 111 (34) 244 (35) 102 (26) NA NA
Marital status
 No partner 272 (20) 99 (17) 288 (17) 82 (20) 166 (36) 36 (23) 29 (18) 27 (18) 27 (18) 30 (20) 227 (34) 119 (36) 294 (42) 167 (42) 94 (25) 50 (31)
 With partner 1089 (80) 467 (83) 1412 (83) 325 (80) 301 (64) 118 (77) 134 (82) 125 (82) 123 (82) 117 (80) 445 (66) 213 (64) 407 (58) 233 (58) 275 (75) 113 (69)
Age in years
 Mean (SD) 63 (±9) 64 (±8) 62 (±8) 64 (±9) 69 (±7) 70 (±6) 60 (±3) 59 (±3) 67 (±4) 66 (±4) 59 (±8) 59 (±8) 73 (±6) 73 (±6) 70 (±3) 70 (±3)
  1. IG Intervention group, CG Control group, NA Not applicable
  2. aArea deprivation based on index for the clusters, not individual participants in ProAct65 +