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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of WISH study participants

From: Effects of a peer-led Walking In ScHools intervention (the WISH study) on physical activity levels of adolescent girls: a cluster randomised pilot study

  Control (n = 98) Intervention (n = 101)
Mean SD Mean SD
Age (years) 12.16 0.51 12.54 0.57
Height (cm) 153.28 7.80 155.99 6.59
Weight (kg) 46.05 10.39 49.78 11.60
BMI (kg/m2) 19.25 4.27 20.31 3.86
BMI category [34] (% participants)
 Healthy weight 58.8 64.4
 Underweight 14.4 8.9
 Overweight 23.7 22.8
 Obese 3.1 4.0
WC (cm) 62.64 8.51 65.20 8.70
Aerobic capacity (mL∙kg−1∙min−1) 34.57 3.48 34.78 7.73
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference Cole cut-points [35]