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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of study participants

From: Validity and reliability of two brief physical activity questionnaires among Spanish-speaking individuals of Mexican descent

Characteristic n (%) Mean ± SD (n = 34) Median (Interquartile range)
Gender    
 Male 13 (38)   
 Female 21 (62)   
Language    
 Bilingual 30 (88)   
 Spanish only 4 (12)   
Place of birth    
 U.S. 19 (56)   
 Outside U.S. 15 (44)   
Monthly household income    
 < $1000 8 (23.5)   
 $1000-$2000 7 (20.6)   
 $2000-$3000 7 (20.6)   
 $3000-$4000 4 (11.8)   
 > $4000 7 (20.6)   
Education (highest level completed)    
 Elementary or middle school 4 (11.8)   
 High school 20 (58.8)   
 College 10 (29.4)   
Time in U.S. (y)   28.4 ± 16.0 30.0 (31.0)
Age (y)   37.6 ± 9.5 38.5 (16.0)
Weight (kg)   79.9 ± 17.9 77.2 (26)
Body mass index (kg/m2)   29.1 ± 5.7 29.2 (7.2)
Waist circumference (cm)   96.5 ± 14.2 95.3 (18.0)
Hip circumference (cm)   108.9 ± 11.7 107.8 (15.0)
Body fat (%)   34.1 ± 9.2 34.1 (13.8)
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)   114.4 ± 12.1 112.8 (17.0)
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)   72.3 ± 9.2 73.5 (12.0)
MVPA (min•wk-1)   153.3 ± 88.8 140.0 (105.0)
Meeting U.S. PA guidelines1 15 (48)   
  1. 1Based on accelerometer MVPA.