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Table 1 Participant Demographic Characteristics

From: Enhancing quality of life in older adults: A comparison of muscular strength and power training

  Power Training (N = 15) Strength Training (N = 15) Control Group (N = 15)  
  Completers (N = 12) Drop-Outs (N = 3) Completers (N = 11) Drop-Outs (N = 5) Completers (N = 13) Drop-Outs (N = 2) P-Value For Completers
Age (yrs) 76.8 (6.5) 78.0 (2.7) 74.1 (5.5) 73.0 (6.2) 74.3 (5.4) 70.0 (5.0) 0.47
Gender (% female) 46.7 20.0 66.7 20.0 53.3 20.0 0.54
Height (cm) 162.3 (10.0) 159.3 (8.1) 161.6 (13.1) 156.3 (4.9) 162.6 (8.8) 162.0 (7.2) 0.98
Body Mass (kg) 81.2 (18.3) 78.2 (14.1) 76.8 (16.9) 70.2 (20.3) 81.7 (21.0) 76.7 (8.1) 0.78
Body mass index (kg/m 2 ) 30.7 (5.4) 30.8 (5.0) 29.5 (6.0) 28.4 (6.5) 30.8 (7.2) 29.4 (4.3) 0.85
Education (no./%)        0.83
   HS or < HS 2 (13.3) 0 2 (13.3) 0 1 (6.7) 0  
   >HS but <College 4 (26.7) 3 (20.0) 3 (20.0) 3 (20.0) 6 (40.0) 2 (13.3)  
   > = College 6 (40.0) 0 7 (46.7) 0 5 (33.3) 1 (6.7)  
  1. Note: * = independent sample t-test for differences between completers and drop outs; HS = High School