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Table 1 Baseline participant characteristics

From: Similar cardiometabolic effects of high- and moderate-intensity training among apparently healthy inactive adults: a randomized clinical trial

  Total sample (n = 20) MCT (n = 9) HIT (n = 11)
Sex, N (%)
 Male 8 (40.0) 5 (55.6) 3 (27.3)
 Female 12 (60.0) 4 (44.4) 8 (72.7)
Age, mean (sd), years 31.8 (7.8) 31.4 (6.4) 32.1 (9.0)
Race/ethnicity, N (%)
 Black or Afro-Colombian 18 (90.0) 7 (77.7) 11 (100)
 Others (indigenous) 2 (10.0) 2 (22.3) 0 (0.0)
Socioeconomic level, N (%)
 Low-mid 11 (55.0) 5 (55.5) 6 (54.5)
 Mid-high 9 (45.0) 4 (45.5) 5 (45.4)
Education, N (%)
 Secondary 1 (5.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (9.1)
 Technical 1 (5.0) 1 (11.1) 0 (0.0)
 University 18 (90.0) 8 (88.9) 10 (90.9)
Occupation, N (%)
 Student/work 15 (80.0) 7 (77.7) 9 (81.8)
 Housewife 5 (20.0) 2 (22.3) 3 (18.2)
Marital status
 Single 4 (20.0) 3 (33.3) 1 (10.0)
 Married/de facto 16 (80.0) 6 (66.3) 10 (90.0)
Height, mean (sd), m 1.67 (0.06) 1.69 (0.05) 1.68 (0.09)
  1. BMI body mass index