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Table 2 Comparison of participant characteristics between yoga and control groups

From: A randomized controlled trial of the influence of yoga for women with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder

  Yoga group (n = 37) Control group (n = 39) p value
Age (years) 40.8 (13.2) 42.1 (15.9) 0.699
BMI (kg/m2) 28.4 (5.0) 27.2 (4.4) 0.271
Education
 High school or lower 20 (54.1) 28 (71.8) 0.109
 University or higher 17 (45.9) 11 (28.2)
Marital status
 Single 8 (21.6) 6 (15.4) 0.422
 Married/in a relationship 23 (62.2) 22 (56.4)
 Divorced/widowed 6 (16.2) 11 (28.2)
Employment status
 Full time 18 (48.6) 21 (53.8) 0.576
 Part time 8 (21.6) 6 (15.4)
 Unemployed 6 (16.2) 8 (20.5)
 Retired 3 (8.1) 4 (10.3)
 Student 2 (5.4) 0 (0.0)
Role in MVA
 Driver 21 (56.8) 19 (48.7) 0.884
 Passenger 7 (18.9) 9 (23.1)
 Motorbike rider 5 (13.5) 7 (17.9)
 Cyclist 3 (8.1) 2 (5.1)
 Pedestrian 1 (2.7) 2 (5.1)
 Injury severity 1.37(1.02) 1.30 (0.95) 0.758
 Days since MVA 56.3 (18.4) 63.8 (20.1) 0.094
 Perceived life threat to self 3.07 (1.10) 3.25 (1.04) 0.466
  1. BMI body mass index, MVA motor vehicle accident
  2. Data are shown as mean (SD) or n (%)