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Table 2 Baseline health behaviors (n = 133)

From: Impact of a nutrition and physical activity intervention (ENRICH: Exercise and Nutrition Routine Improving Cancer Health) on health behaviors of cancer survivors and carers: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial

  Control (n = 58)   Intervention (n = 75)  
Characteristic Mean (SD) Sample size Mean (SD) Sample size
Physical activity     
  Raw step counts (per day) 8090.7 (3298.8) 50 7850.0 (3111.5) 68
  Moderate-to-vigorous PA (minutes per week) 108.7 (187.1) 55 82.9 (91.9) 69
  Resistance training (minutes per week) 13.5 (26.1) 57 14.7 (39.3) 74
Sedentary behavior     
  Total sitting time on last work day (minutes per day) 547.5 (235.8) 17 774.8 (840.0) 22
  Total sitting time on last non-work day (minutes per day) 519.0 (407.8) 23 522.2 (240.9) 33
Dietary behavior (per day)   55   73
  Fruit (g) 254.6 (144.6)   222.3 (117.1)  
  Fruit (serves)a 1.7 (1.0)   1.5 (0.8)  
  Vegetables (g) 168.7 (81.0)   174.8 (95.5)  
  Vegetables (serves)b 2.3 (1.1)   2.3 (1.3)  
  Fibre grams per 1000 kJ 3.2 (0.8)   3.3 (0.9)  
  Fibre (g) 21.4 (8.4)   21.0 (7.0)  
  Energy (kJ) 6853 (2495)   6454 (1826)  
  Total fat (g) 69.4 (30.2)   63.4 (21.2)  
  Saturated fat (g) 26.6 (12.8)   24.9 (9.7)  
  Red meat (g)c 66.2 (88.1)   49.5 (42.4)  
  Processed meat (g) 17.0 (27.4)   12.2 (13.5)  
  % energy from alcohol (%) 4.7 (5.8)   5.1 (7.9)  
  Alcohol (g)d 10.1 (14.4)   9.5 (13.5)  
Body composition     
  Weight (kg) 76.2 (17.8) 56 72.8 (14.6) 73
  BMI (kg/m2) 27.5 (6.1) 54 26.7 (5.2) 73
  Waist circumference (cm) 93.9 (14.0) 50 91.9 (16.2) 63
  1. a1 serve = 150 g
  2. b1 serve = 75 g
  3. c1 serve = 65 g cooked lean red meat
  4. d1 standard drink = 10 g alcohol in Australia