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Table 4 Gender- and education-specific intervention adherence

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

Study Measure of adherence Gender Education
Males Females Low education Medium education High education
n(/N) % n(/N) % n(/N) % n(/N) % n(/N) %
Active Plus II Tailored advice 1 completely read 405/442 92 452/477 95 395/425 93 212/229 93 250/267 94
Tailored advice 2 completely read 334/440 76 368/473 78 326/422 77 177/228 78 200/265 76
Tailored advice 3 completely read 281/332 85 328/369 89 274/314 87 150/175 86 184/211 87
GALM Mean attendance rate of 15 intervention sessions 36 83 43 77 34 85 23 76 22 77
PACE-UP PA diary returned after 12-week intervention 201/236 85 339/400 85 137/165 83 121/132 92 271/327 83
Pedometer used at every day or most days 191/214 89 312/364 86 125/150 83 116/125 93 254/295 86
PROMOTE Web-based PA diary used 84/97 87 101/121 83 2/2 100 86/99 87 97/117 83
Group meetings attended 67/98 68 101/125 81 2/2 100 79/102 77 87/119 73