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Table 1 Demographic and clinical variables in the population, grouped according to the selected activity program

From: A standard ballroom and Latin dance program to improve fitness and adherence to physical activity in individuals with type 2 diabetes and in obesity

Demographic and clinical variables Dance program (n = 42) Self-selected program (n = 58) P value
Age (years) 58.5 ± 8.8 59.4 ± 8.5 0.611
Gender (M/F) (%) 43/57 59/41 0.156
Education (Primary/Secondary/Vocational/Degree) (%) 26/45/24/5 17/47/24/12 0.478
Occupation (Student/Employee/Self-employed/Retired/Other) (%) 0/21/19/33/26 7/28/26/34/5 0.022
Smoking (No/Yes/Ex) (%) 81/7/12 79/5/16 0.821
Alcohol (No/Yes/Ex) (%) 95/3/2 88/5/7 0.364
BMI class (Normal-weight/Overweight/Obesity) (%) 7/24/69 2/14/84 0.134
Glucose regulation (Normal/Prediabetes/Diabetes (%) 45/14/41 40/8/52 0.462