Table 2 |
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Descriptive statistics for steps/day indicators of HUB City Steps participants, Mississippi, 2010 | |||||
Mean | Median | SD | Min | Max | |
Full dataset (n=27,903 individual steps/day) | |||||
Mean steps/day | 7268 | 6918 | 3984 | 511 | 30628 |
Met 7,500 steps/day^{a} | 40.1 | 39.0 | 29.5 | 0.0 | 98.5 |
Met 10,000 steps/day^{a} | 26.3 | 16.9 | 27.2 | 0.0 | 97.0 |
6-category SD-PA (n, %) | |||||
Basal (<2,500 steps) | 11 | 4.6 | |||
Limited (2,500-4,999 steps) | 61 | 25.5 | |||
Low active (5,000-7,499 steps) | 69 | 28.9 | |||
Somewhat active (7,500-9,999 steps) | 54 | 22.6 | |||
Active (10,000-12,499 steps) | 29 | 12.1 | |||
Highly active (≥12,500 steps) | 15 | 6.3 | |||
Change in mean steps/day^{b} | 2013 | 1205 | 3257 | −7640 | 17819 |
Change in median steps/day^{b} | 2102 | 1386 | 3668 | −8656 | 23730 |
Change in 6-category SD-PA^{b} | 0.7 | 0.0 | 1.10 | −3 | 4 |
Change in 4-category SD-PA^{b} | 0.5 | 0.0 | 0.96 | −3 | 3 |
Truncated dataset (n=27,903 individual steps/day) | |||||
Mean steps/day | 7221 | 6914 | 3721 | 743 | 24575 |
Met 7,500 steps/day^{a} | 40.1 | 39.0 | 29.5 | 0.0 | 98.5 |
Met 10,000 steps/day^{a} | 26.3 | 16.9 | 27.2 | 0.0 | 97.0 |
Change in mean steps/day^{b} | 1950 | 1205 | 3001 | −7427 | 13481 |
Change in median steps/day^{b} | 2093 | 1386 | 3596 | −8464 | 21422 |
Change in 6-category SD-PA^{b} | 0.7 | 0.0 | 1.09 | −3 | 4 |
Change in 4-category SD-PA^{b} | 0.5 | 0.0 | 0.95 | −3 | 3 |
Excluded dataset (n=27,132 individual steps/day) | |||||
Mean steps/day | 7279 | 6972 | 3417 | 1276 | 20637 |
Met 7,500 steps/day^{a} | 40.8 | 40.1 | 29.5 | 0.0 | 98.5 |
Met 10,000 steps/day^{a} | 26.6 | 17.3 | 27.3 | 0.0 | 97.0 |
Change in mean steps/day^{b} | 1855 | 1257 | 2710 | −5931 | 13237 |
Change in median steps/day^{b} | 1954 | 1344 | 3084 | −5040 | 15906 |
Change in 6-category SD-PA^{b} | 0.7 | 1.0 | 1.02 | −2 | 4 |
Change in 4-category SD-PA^{b} | 0.6 | 0.0 | 0.92 | −2 | 3 |
SD, standard deviation; Min, minimum; Max, maximum; SD-PA, step-defined physical activity.
^{a} Percentage of values which met at least 7,500 or 10,000 steps/day.
^{b} Change between intervention weeks 1 and 2 and remaining intervention weeks (3–27).
Positive change indicates an increase during intervention.
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Thomson et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:983 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-983