Table 1

Study sample characteristics (n = 162)

Variable

Distribution

n (%) or m ± sd


Female

108 (66.7%)


Ethnicity


African descent

118 (72.8%)


Caucasian

28 (17.3%)


Hispanic and/or Other

16 (9.9%)


Education


Less than High School

44 (27.2%)


High School (or Equivalent)

78 (48.2%)


Beyond High School

40 (24.7%)


Age (years)

59 ± 10


Body mass index (kg/m2)

35.1 ± 7.6


m = mean, sd = standard deviation.

Driban et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:47   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-47

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