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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics: overall and by site

From: Recruitment of young adults into a randomized controlled trial of weight gain prevention: message development, methods, and cost

   All randomized N = 599 N(%) Providence N = 292 N(%) University of North Carolina N = 307 N(%)
Age 18-25 213(35.6) 97(33.2) 116(37.8)
  26-35 386(64.4) 195(66.8) 191(62.2)
Sex Male 130(21.7) 59(20.2) 71(23.1)
  Female 469(78.3) 233(79.8) 236(76.9)
Race African American 66(11.0) 15(5.1) 51(16.6)
  American Indian 0(0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)
  Asian/Pacific Islander 24(4.0) 7(2.4) 17(5.5)
  White (Non-Hispanic) 438(73.1) 227(77.7) 211(68.7)
  Hispanic 46(7.7) 28(9.6) 18(5.9)
  Other/Mixed 25(4.2) 15(5.1) 10(3.3)
Education <High school graduate 1(0.2) 0(0.0) 1(0.3)
  High school graduate 25(4.2) 15(5.1) 10(3.3)
  Any college 372(62.1) 192(65.8) 180(58.6)
  Post college 201(33.6) 85(29.1) 116(37.8)
Body mass index (kg/m 2 ) <25 277(46.2) 104(35.6) 173(56.4)
  ≥25 322(53.8) 188(64.4) 134(43.6)