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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants at baseline

From: Safety and feasibility of an interactive workshop and facilitated outdoor walking group compared to a workshop alone in increasing outdoor walking activity among older adults: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Variable GO-OUT group (n = 6) Workshop group (n = 3)
Female n (%) 4 67 3 100
Self-rated health n (%)
 Excellent 1 17 0 0
 Very good 0 0 1 33
 Good 4 67 2 67
 Fair 1 17 0 0
 Poor 0 0 0 0
Chronic conditions n (%)
 Hypertension 4 67 1 33
 Heart attack 1 17 0 0
 Asthma 2 33 0 0
 Arthritis 4 67 1 33
 Ulcer disease 1 17 1 33
 Diabetes 1 17 0 0
 Glaucoma 1 17 2 67
 Impaired hearing 4 67 1 33
 Other 1 17 2 67
Age (years), mean (SD) 77 3 74 8
Number of medications mean (SD) 5 4 6 3
Minutes walked outdoors per week (self-report from screening) mean (SD) 18 15 20 17
Times/week walking outdoors (self-report from screening) mean (SD) 1 1 1 1