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Table 1 Selected subject characteristics

From: The influence of physical activity and yoga on central arterial stiffness

  Age (yrs) Female/Male (Total) Height (m) Weight (kg) BMI (kg/m2) W-H ratio Food Score Physical Activity Score
Aerobic Group 51.9 ± 7.2 4/6 = 10 1.69 ± 0.10 70 ± 13 24.2 ± 2.1 0.82 ± 0.11 0.53 ± 0.28 * 8.04 ± 0.82 #
Yoga Group 48.1 ± 5.8 5/3 = 8 1.72 ± 0.08 68 ± 10 22.9 ± 2.9 * 0.80 ± 0.05 * 0.41 ± 0.27 # 8.56 ± 1.37 #
Sedentary group 51.0 ± 8.2 3/5 = 8 1.77 ± 0.13 83 ± 19 26.5 ± 2.9 0.87 ± 0.06 0.81 ± 0.26 6.29 ± 0.94
  1. W-H is the waist to hip ratio. Food score is from 0–1. *p < 0.05 versus Sedentary group. # p < 0.01 versus Sedentary group. Values are means ± SD.