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Table 1 Characteristics of the 314 participants

From: Knee problems are common in young adults and associated with physical activity and not obesity: the findings of a cross-sectional survey in a university cohort

  Without knee problem With knee problem Overall
N = 214 N = 100 N = 314
Male gender n (%) 115 (53.7%) 61 (61%) 176 (56.1%)
Mean (SD) age in years 21.9 (5.0) 22.6 (5.4) 22.0 (5.2)
HSCL-10
 n (%) meeting threshold for mental distressa 26 (12.4%) 21 (21.0%) 47 (15.2%)
 Mean (SD) BMI (kg/m2)b 24.1 (4.1) 24.8 (4.1) 24.3 (4.1)
Physical activity levels n (%)
 Low 121 (56.5%) 44 (44.0%) 165 (52.5%)
 Moderate 50 (23.4%) 25 (25.0%) 75 (23.9%)
 High 42 (19.6%) 30 (30.0%) 72 (22.9%)
 Missing 1 (0.5%) 1 (1%) 2 (0.6%)
 Mean (SD) average daily sitting time (in hours) 5.5 (2.5) 5.9 (2.9) 5.6 (2.6).
  1. a5 missing b248 from directly measured height and weight; 63 imputed from self-reported height and weight; 3 missing