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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of enrolled participants that provided complete baseline data (N = 34)

From: Feasibility, acceptability, and characteristics associated with adherence and completion of a culturally relevant internet-enhanced physical activity pilot intervention for overweight and obese young adult African American women enrolled in college

Variable All participants (N = 34) Completers (N = 15) Non-completers (N = 19 Completers vs. non-completers (p value) Attended ≥55% of exercise sessions (N = 8) Attended <55% of exercise sessions (N = 26) Attended ≥55% vs. <55% of exercise sessions (p value)
Age, mean (SD) 21.12 (2.29) 21.87 (2.70) 20.53 (1.81) 0.09 21.25 (2.32) 21.08 (2.33) 0.86
Marital status, n
 Never married 31 13 18 N/A 7 24 N/A
 Married 1 0 1 0 1
 Divorced 1 1 0 0 1
 No answer 1 1 0 1 0
Degree currently obtaining; n
 Undergraduate 32 13 19 N/A 6 19 N/A
 Masters 1 1 0 1 0
 Doctoral 1 1 0 1 0
BMI, mean (SD) 35.37 (6.82) 35.60 (8.11) 35.20 (5.83) 0.87 34.63 (4.14) 35.60 (7.51) 0.73
Physical activity, mean (SD) (min/week)a 81.76 (76.28) 111.00 (88.89) 58.69 (56.98) 0.05 124.38 (109.76) 68.65 (59.56) 0.21
Self-efficacy, mean (SD) 3.97 (0.57) 4.05 (0.57) 3.90 (0.59) 0.47 4.09 (0.44) 3.93 (0.61) 0.51
Social support from Friendsb, mean (SD) 2.74 (1.00) 2.74 (0.93) 2.74 (1.07) 0.99 2.88 (0.99) 2.70 (1.01) 0.30
Social support from Familyb, mean (SD) 2.20 (0.86) 2.53 (0.84) 1.92 (0.79) 0.04 2.47 (0.75) 2.11 (0.89) 0.66
  1. Completers were defined as providing data at all three assessment periods (baseline, midpoint, 6 months), logging onto the study website a minimum of once, and attending at least one exercise session. Comparative analysis for variables of marital status and degree currently seeking were not conducted because the majority of participants (95%, n = 32) were single and enrolled as undergraduates.
  2. aPhysical activity assessed by the Seven Day Physical Activity Recall.
  3. bMean survey scores.