Table 1

Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of HUB City Steps participants (N=269), Mississippi, 2010
n %
Sex
 Male 40 14.9
 Female 229 85.1
Ethnicity
 Hispanic 2 0.7
 Non-Hispanic 267 99.3
Race
 African American 254 94.4
 White 14 5.2
 American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0.4
Marital Status
Married 113 42.0
 Widowed 12 4.5
 Divorced 47 17.5
 Separated 8 3.0
 Never married 89 33.1
Education
 Less than high school 12 4.5
 High school graduate/GED 41 15.2
 Trade or vocational school 13 4.8
 Some college 61 22.7
 College degree 76 28.3
 Some graduate/professional 19 7.1
 Graduate/professional degree 47 17.5
Household income
 <$10,000 40 14.9
 $10,000-$19,999 36 13.4
 $20,000-$29,999 54 20.1
 $30,000-$39,999 37 13.8
 $40,000-$49,999 30 11.2
 >$50,000 71 26.4
Current smoker 23 8.6
Diagnosed high blood pressure 112 41.6
Diagnosed high blood sugar 42 15.6
Diagnosed high cholesterol 52 19.3
Mean SD
Age (years) 44 12.2
Waist circumference (cm) 102 17.6
Body mass index (kg/m2) 34.7 8.13
Body fat (%) 42.4 10.20
Fat mass (kg) 42.3 18.79
Lean body mass (kg) 52.4 12.75
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 126 19.2
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 83 12.3
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 177 39.1
High density lipoprotein (mg/dL) 52 15.0
Low density lipoprotein (mg/dL) 100 35.4
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 131 79.8
Glucose (mg/dL) 104 37.4
6-minute walk test (distance = m) 440 68.7
SD, standard deviation

Thomson et al.

Thomson et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:983   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-983

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