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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the sample*

From: A group-mediated, home-based physical activity intervention for patients with peripheral artery disease: effects on social and psychological function

Baseline measures Overall N = 178 Control group N = 90 Intervention group N = 88 p value
Age 70.66 (9.44) 71.64 (9.51) 69.65 (9.32) 0.1589
Male, % 49.44 48.89 50.00 0.8822
African-American, % 48.88 42.22 55.68 0.0725
Ankle brachial index 0.67 (0.17) 0.68 (0.18) 0.67 (0.16) 0.5309
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28.79 (6.54) 29.13 (6.67) 28.45 (6.42) 0.4928
Current smoker, % 21.91 18.89 25.00 0.3244
Angina, % 16.38 15.73 17.05 0.8132
MI, % 13.48 14.44 12.50 0.7041
CHF, % 11.24 12.22 10.23 0.6735
Stroke, % 13.48 16.67 10.23 0.2085
Pulmonary disease, % 12.92 13.33 12.50 0.8684
Cancer, % 16.38 16.85 15.91 0.8652
Diabetes mellitus, % 33.71 37.78 29.55 0.2454
Knee arthritis, % 28.25 22.47 34.09 0.086
Hip arthritis, % 15.73 18.89 12.50 0.2418
Spinal stenosis, % 9.55 7.78 11.36 0.4157
Disc disease, % 23.73 24.72 22.73 0.7555
Rheumatoid arthritis, % 11.3 7.87 14.77 0.1467
Six minute walk (m) 355.33 (94.54) 353.27 (91.92) 357.43 (97.64) 0.7701
  1. Legend: *All table values are unadjusted and reflect the mean (SD) unless specified as%. MI = myocardial infarction; CHF = congestive heart failure.