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Table 1 Anthropometric and sociodemographic characteristics of the study population

From: Heritability of physical activity traits in Brazilian families: the Baependi Heart Study

  Men (n = 734) Women (n = 959) Total (n = 1,693)
Age (years) 44.6 (17.5) 43.9 (16.6) 44.2 (17.0)
Weight (kg) 69.3 (12.2) 63.3 (13.2) 65.9 (13.1)
Height (cm) 172.2 (7.3) 158.6 (7.2) 164.5 (9.9)
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 23.4 (3.8) 25.3 (5.3) 24.4 (4.8)
Education level (%)    
   unlettered 9.9 7.1 8.3
   ≤ 8 years (low) 59.0 57.9 58.3
   9-11 years (moderate) 26.0 26.8 26.5
   ≥ 12 years (high) 4.8 8.2 6.7
Socioeconomic status (%)    
   Class A + B (high) 0.9 0.6 0.8
   Class C (moderate) 14.8 9.3 11.7
   Class D + E (low) 81.7 87.0 84.7
  1. BMI, body mass index; mean values (standard deviation) are shown for quantitative traits; the values expressed as percentages are for sociodemographic indicators.