Table 1

Summary of demographic and health characteristics of intervention and control groups

Control

Group

n = 83

Intervention

Group

n = 80

p-value


Age (years)

0.07

< 45 years

31 %

26 %

45–55 years

51 %

40 %

> 55 years

18 %

34 %

Race/ethnicity

0.03

Non-Hispanic White

96 %

88 %

Other

4 %

12 %

Education

0.05

Some HS or HS Grad

24 %

15 %

Some College

31 %

21 %

College Grad or Higher

44 %

64 %

Marital Status

0.14

Married

90 %

82 %

Not Married

10 %

18 %

Smoking Status

0.93

Smokers

12 %

12 %

Non-smokers

88 %

88 %

Self-Perceived

0.86

Health Status

Excellent

26 %

26 %

Very Good/Good

65 %

68 %

Fair/Poor

8 %

6 %

Time Since Last

0.19

Medical Exam

Within Past Year

84 %

76 %

More Than One Year Ago

16 %

24 %


Miller et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:18   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-18

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