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Table 3 Characteristics of the invited and included patients

From: Design and baseline characteristics of the ParkFit study, a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a multifaceted behavioral program to increase physical activity in Parkinson patients

  Complete cohort of PD patients Eligible patients
   Not willing to participate Willing to participate
N 3453 1101 586
Gender (% male) 59.0 53.4 65.4
Age (years) 66.1 (7.2) 67.2 (7.1) 64.1 (7.6)
Disease duration (years) 6.2 (5.7) 6.0 (5.6) 5.3 (4.6)
Ability to walk (%)    
Normal 814 (23.7) 232 (21.3) 157 (26.8)
Slow but independently 1747 (50.8) 556 (51.0) 348 (59.4)
Independently with walking aid 605 (17.6) 302 (27.7) 81 (13.8)
With help of someone 112 (3.3)   
Wheelchair bounded 158 (4.6)   
Level of physical activity (min/week) 144.8 (196.7) 40.1 (61.1) 59.2 (71.9)