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Table 1 Descriptive statistics (baseline analytic sample, n = 3777, after removal of obese [BMI ≥30Kg/m2] participants)

From: Television viewing time and risk of incident obesity and central obesity: the English longitudinal study of ageing

Variable  
Age (yrs; mean, SD) 64.8 ± 8.6
Male 46.4
Physical activity  
Inactive 14.1
Moderate (at least 1/wk) 48.3
Vigorous (at least 1/wk) 37.5
TV viewing (hr/d; mean, SD) 5.0 ± 4.0
Smoker 12.7
Alcohol intake  
Daily 25.7
At least once a week 42.0
Monthly 17.3
Rarely/never 14.9
Long standing illness 46.9
Depressive symptoms (CES-D > 3) 9.9
CV medication 34.7
Disability 17.2
Body mass index (Kg/m2; mean, SD)  
Baseline 25.57 ± 2.65
Follow up 25.69 ± 3.02
Waist circumference (cm; mean, SD)  
Baseline 86.93 ± 8.97
Follow up 87.86 ± 20.83
  1. Presented as percentages unless otherwise stated.
  2. Analytic sample excluding centrally obese participants.