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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants at the third follow-up examination and those lost to follow-up (mean ± SD)

From: Physical activity and central adiposity in a cohort of African-American adults

  Women Men
Third Follow-up Examination
(n = 161)
Lost to
Follow-up
(n = 96)
Third Follow-up Examination
(n = 110)
Lost to
Follow-up
(n = 135)
Age (y) 35.0 ± 6.3 35.0 ± 6.2 36.7 ± 6.3* 34.7 ± 6.1*
Weight (kg) 92.1 ± 25.5 90.9 ± 22.8 92.8 ± 27.4 92.8 ± 22.5
Height (cm) 163.8 ± 6.3 164.3 ± 6.0 175.9 ± 6.5 177.2 ± 6.6
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 34.3 ± 9.2 33.7 ± 8.3 29.9 ± 8.2 29.6 ± 6.9
Waist Circumference (cm) 102.6 ± 20.7 100.5 ± 17.8 98.4 ± 22.9 96.2 ± 20.2
MVPA (min/d) 14.5 ± 17.2 16.6 ± 18.9 28.8 ± 27.0 37.6 ± 41.3
Vigorous PA (min/d) 1.4 ± 3.4 1.2 ± 3.1 2.7 ± 4.6* 6.3 ± 14.1*
  1. *p < 0.05