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Table 2 Sample characterization (ITT analysis), presenting mean and confidence interval (95% CI) for age, height, body mass (BM), body mass index (BMI), waist/height ratio (WAI/HEI), sum of skinfolds (ΣSK), lower limb length (LLL) of both groups

From: Nordic walking training in elderly, a randomized clinical trial. Part II: Biomechanical and metabolic adaptations

VariableFW group (n = 16)NW group (n = 16)p value
Mean (95% CI)Mean (95% CI)
Age (years)68 (66 to 70)64 (62 to 66)0.006
Height (m)1.62 (1.57 to 1.67)1.65 (1.62 to 1.69)0.237
BM (kg)74 (66 to 81)81 (74 to 85)0.210
Fat Percentage (%)31 (27 to 35)32 (27 to 37)0.918
BMI (kg m−2)28 (26 to 30)29 (27 to 31)0.694
WAI/HEI0.87 (0.82 to 0.90)0.91 (0.84 to 0.93)0.472
ΣSK (mm)132 (113 to 134)132 (108 to 146)0.740
LLLright (m)0.83 (0.80 to 0.86)0.85 (0.83 to 0.88)0.301
LLLleft (m)0.83 (0.80 to 0.86)0.86 (0.83 to 0.89)0.175
Men, n (%)4 (44.4)5 (55.6)0.686
  1. Note: the groups were different at p < 0.05