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Table 2 Participant characteristics at third follow-up examination (mean ± SD; %)

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

  Women
(n = 161)
Men
(n = 110)
Total
(n = 271)
Age (y) 38.1 ± 6.4 39.7 ± 6.6 38.8 ± 6.5
Weight (kg) 91.0 ± 24.1 89.6 ± 26.1 90.4 ± 24.9
Body mass index (kg/m2) 35.0 ± 9.2 30.2 ± 8.3 33.0 ± 9.1
Waist circumference (cm) 104.8 ± 19.5 100.1 ± 20.8 102.9 ± 20.1
Hip circumference (cm) 119.7 ± 16.5 110.5 ± 15.0 115.9 ± 16.5
Whole body lean mass (kg) 55.0 ± 10.4 67.8 ± 12.1 60.2 ± 12.8
Whole body fat mass(kg) 36.0 ± 15.3 21.8 ± 15.7 30.2 ± 16.9
Body fat (%) 38.4 ± 7.9 22.2 ± 9.5 31.8 ± 11.7
Visceral adipose tissue (cm3) 686 ± 366 562 ± 362 636 ± 369
Abdominal subcutaneous tissue (cm3) 2504 ± 902 1323 ± 1039 2025 ± 1120
% Obese 68.8 40.3 57.3
% Excess Visceral Adipositya 64.8 45.4 57.0
Activity counts (ct/min) 128.2 ± 69.2 185.0 ± 115.1 151.3 ± 94.7
Moderate-to-vigorous intensity activity (min/d)b 13.0 ± 13.6 29.8 ± 30.2 19.8 ± 23.3
Vigorous intensity activity (min/d) b 1.0 ± 2.5 2.9 ± 5.9 1.8 ± 4.3
Sedentary behavior (min/d)b 214.4 ± 46.0 209.0 ± 52.7 212 ± 49
% Meeting PA Guidelinesc 15.3 36.1 23.7
% Current Smokerd 27.5 60.9 41.1
% Alcohol Consumptione 36.9 61.8 47.0
% Employedf 81.3 82.6 81.8
  1. aDefined as >100 cm2 VAT
  2. bAs measured in 1-min bouts
  3. cDefined as >30 min/d of MVPA
  4. dDefined as currently smoking at least 1 cigarette per day
  5. eDefined as consuming any alcoholic beverages during a typical week
  6. fDefined as working for pay in the previous month