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Table 2 Descriptive data for the study population and by profile membership

From: Physical activity profiles in Parkinson’s disease

Characteristic Total
Population
(n = 301)
Sedentary
(n = 68)
Light Movers (n = 115) Steady Movers (n = 118)
Age, mean (SD) 71.4 (6.4) 73.5 (5.1) 71.7 (6.3) 69.8 (6.7)
Sex (female), n (%) 130 (43) 25 (37) 49 (43) 56 (48)
BMI, mean (SD) 25.0 (3.5) 25.3 (4.0) 25.5 (3.2) 24.4 (3.6)
Fall within 12 months, n (%) 137 (48) 35 (52) 58 (55) 44 (40)
Gait speed m/s, mean (SD) 1.1 (0.3) 1.0 (0.2) 1.1 (0.3) 1.1 (0.3)
Hoehn and Yahr Scale, n (%)
 Stage 2 162 (54) 21 (31) 59 (52) 82 (70)
 Stage 3 136 (46) 46 (69) 55 (48) 35 (30)
MiniBESTest, mean (SD) 20.3 (3.7) 17.9 (3.7) 20.2 (3.5) 21.7 (3.0)
Timed Up & Go Test, mean (SD) 10.8 (2.7) 12.7 (3.4) 11.0 (2.5) 9.6 (1.7)
Cognitive Timed Up & Go, mean (SD) 17.5 (12.2) 18.8 (10.0) 19.7 (16.2) 14.6 (7.3)
Use of walking aid, n (%) 88 (31) 32 (48) 38 (36) 18 (16)
Years since PD diagnosis, mean (SD) 6.6 (5.0) 7.4 (6.1) 5.6 (3.9) 7.0 (5.2)
  1. SD Standard deviation, BMI Body mass index, m/s Meters per second, PD Parkinson’s disease