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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Characteristics of study participants by tertiles of steps per day

Characteristic Total Tertiles of steps per day
Tertile 1 (lowest) Tertile 2 Tertile 3 (highest)
No. of subjects 2,038 674 681 683
Age (yr) 47.7±15.3 48.2±16.2 46.5±14.7 48.5±14.8
Female sex 1,279 (62.8) 456 (67.7) 433 (63.6) 390 (57.1)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.7±3.4 23.7±3.7 23.9±3.4 23.6±2.9
Smoking status
Never 1,384 (67.9) 466 (69.1) 469 (68.9) 449 (65.7)
Past smoker 401 (19.7) 118 (17.5) 133 (19.5) 150 (22.0)
Current smoker 253 (12.4) 90 (13.4) 79 (11.6) 84 (12.3)
Alcohol drinking
Never 222 (10.9) 82 (12.2) 72 (10.6) 68 (10.0)
≤Once a week 1,438 (70.6) 471 (69.9) 481 (70.6) 486 (71.2)
>Once a week 378 (18.5) 121 (18.0) 128 (18.8) 129 (18.9)
Education level
≤Elementary school 270 (10.2) 93 (13.8) 81 (11.9) 96 (14.1)
Middle school 199 (9.8) 61 (9.1) 67 (9.8) 71 (10.4)
High school 765 (37.5) 224 (33.2) 260 (38.2) 281 (41.1)
>High school 804 (39.5) 296 (43.9) 273 (40.1) 235 (34.4)
Household income
Quartile 1 (lowest) 244 (12.0) 105 (15.6) 76 (11.2) 63 (9.2)
Quartile 2 553 (27.1) 190 (28.2) 187 (27.5) 176 (25.8)
Quartile 3 632 (31.0) 198 (29.4) 215 (31.6) 219 (32.1)
Quartile 4 (highest) 609 (29.9) 181 (26.9) 203 (29.8) 225 (32.9)
Energy intake (kcal/day) 2,065.7±919.1 1,910.9±783.4 2,065.7±930.1 2,218.4±1,004.1
Steps per day (steps/day) 7,654.6±3,517.4 4,294.5±1,194.3 7,172.3±791.2 11,451.2±3,015.9
Peak 30-min cadence (steps/min) 80.9±24.5 57.9±18.6 83.6±15.5 100.9±16.8

Values are presented as number only, mean±standard deviation, or number (%).

Korean J Sports Med 2024;42:126-35 https://doi.org/10.5763/kjsm.2024.42.2.126
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