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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the sample that responded both, the six months and twelve months follow-up questionnaires

From: Effectiveness of a theory-based multicomponent intervention (Movement Coaching) on the promotion of total and domain-specific physical activity: a randomised controlled trial in low back pain patients

   Movement Coaching
(n = 71)
Control group
(n = 73)
p
Age (years) (n = 143) mean (SD) 50.4 (±7.3) 53.3 (±6.3) 0.02* 1
Gender: men (n = 144) n (%) 51 (72%) 46 (63%) 0.232
Body Mass Index (BMI) (n = 135) mean (SD) 28.3 (±4.9) 28.7 (±4.4) 0.461
Highest level of education “lower secondary school” (n = 143) n (%) 36 (51%) 37 (51%) 0.942
Duration of low back pain: >12 months (n = 140) n (%) 61 (86%) 60 (82%) 0.502
Intensity of pain
(minimum = 1; maximum = 6)
(n = 135)
mean (SD)
median
[25%; 75%]-percentile
4.4 (±1.2)
5.0
[4.0; 5.0]
4.4 (±1.0)
4.0
[4.0; 5.0]
0.761
Total physical activity (MET-min/week)
(n = 144)
mean (SD)
median
[25%; 75%]-percentile
8455 (±8664)
5280
[1200; 13,080]
4916 (±6479)
2160
[720; 6480]
0.02* 1
Workplace physical activity (MET-min/week)
(n = 144)
mean (SD)
median
[25%; 75%]-percentile
6228 (±8285)
1440
[0; 1440]
3374 (±5838)
600
[0; 4380]
0.101
Leisure time physical activity (MET-min/week)
(n = 144)
mean (SD)
median
[25%; 75%]-percentile
1187 (±2120)
0
[0; 1200]
863 (±1339)
480
[0; 1020]
0.791
Transport physical activity (MET-min/week)
(n = 144)
mean (SD)
median
[25%; 75%]-percentile
1039 (±1547)400
[0; 1440]
680 (±1949)
0
[0; 440]
0.01* 1
  1. 1Mann-Whithney-U-Test; 2Pearson-Chi-Quadrat; *significant at significance level p < 0.05