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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic, health status, food consumption and physical activity during physical activity intervention program in hypertensive subjects

From: Physical activity, cardiovascular health, quality of life and blood pressure control in hypertensive subjects: randomized clinical trial

  Baseline p End p
Control group (n = 55) Intervention group (n = 152) Control group (n = 55) Intervention group (n = 152)
Age (years)a 70.1 (9.3) 67.4 (6.6) 0.057    
Women (%) 72.7 76.3 0.589    
Social Class
 High Class I-II (%) 21.8 19.1 0.070    
 Middle Class IIIN-IIIM (%) 70.9 53.3    
 Lower Class IV-V (%) 7.3 27.6    
Chronic diseases
 T2DM (%) 23.6 25.7 0.857    
 Overweight (%) 34.5 41.4 0.423    
 Obesity (%) 60.0 48.0 0.157    
 Dyslipidemia (%) 60.0 56.6 0.751    
 Depression (%) 10.9 15.1 0.505    
 Anxiety (%) 25.5 12.5 0.320    
 Osteoporosis (%) 6.0 8.2 0.060    
Comorbid diseases (n)a 2.2 (1.0) 2.2 (1.0) 0.703    
Food consumptiona
 Dairy Products (g/day)a 348.7 (161.3) 316.7 (150.9) 0.214 381.6 (188.5) 335.0 (173.3) 0.117
 Meat/Fish/ Eggs (g/day)a 147.9 (46.7) 142.4 (57.8) 0.542 145.1 (53.0) 152.0 (66.1) 0.503
 Cereals (g/day)a 155.9 (59.1) 137.8 (49.8) 0.068 154.6 (68.6) 134.0 (49.3) 0.813
 Fruits/ Vegetables (g/day)a 329.3 (137.2) 281.6 (122.4) 0.260 318.8 (157.9) 298.3 (140.6) 0.402
 Sugary beverages (g/day)a 16.6 (43.7) 22.0 (56.0) 0.538 22.9 (59.6) 21.9 (46.9) 0.908
Physical activity intensitya
 Walking (METs/min/week)a 1459.0 (1431.9) 1363.0 (1997.8) 0.556 1565.0 (1997.8) 1912.0 (1545.4) 0.670
 Moderate (METs/min/week)a 484.0 (1230.8) 481.0(1210.1) 0.619 279.0 (760.5) 930.0 (1633.6) 0.004
 Vigorous (METs/min/week)a 164.0 (169.6) 161.0 (820.4) 0.165 161.0 (160.3) 208.4 (868.2) 0.077
 Total (METs/min/week)a 2107.0 (2156.5) 1995.3 (2112.7) 0.742 2005.2 (1989.2) 3050.0 (2466.4) 0.002
  1. T2DM Type 2 diabetes mellitus, METs Metabolic equivalents task
  2. aValues expressed as mean and standard deviation (SD)