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Table 3 Drop out analysis: Baseline variables of the patients that replied to the six and twelve month follow-up questionnaire (reply) and dropouts

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

   Reply
(n = 144)
Drop-out
(n = 268)
Group: Movement Coaching n (%) 71 (49%) 130 (49%)
Age (years) mean (SD) 51.9 (±7.0) 49.6 (±8.6)
Gender: men n (%) 97 (68%) 189 (71%)
Body Mass Index (BMI) mean (SD) 28.5 (±4.6) 29.8 (±6.0)
Highest level of education:
“lower secondary school”
n (%) 73 (51%) 151 (53%)
Duration of low back pain: >12 months n (%) 121 (84%) 222 (83%)
Intensity of pain (minimum = 1; maximum = 6) mean (SD)
median
[25%; 75%]-percentile
4.4 (±1.1)
5.0
[4.0; 5.0]
4.7 (±0.86)
5.0
[4.0; 5.0]
Baseline workplace physical activity
(MET-min/week)
mean (SD)
median
[25%; 75%]-percentile
4781 (±7267)
960
[0; 7720]
6054 (±8292)
780
[0; 10,800]
Baseline leisure time physical activity
(MET-min/week)
mean (SD)
median
[25%; 75%]-percentile
1023 (±1770)
480
[0; 1080]
812 (±1922)
0
[0; 960]
Baseline transport physical activity
(MET-min/week)
mean (SD)
median
[25%; 75%]-percentile
857 (±1766)
0
[0; 945]
699 (±1668)
0
[0; 720]