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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the total cohort and groups

From: Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: outcomes of a randomized controlled trial

Characteristic Total cohort (n = 37) Yoga group (n = 18) Control group (n = 19)
Age (y) 38 ± 12 37 ± 12 39 ± 13
Women:Men 30:7 14:4 16:3
Body weight (kg) 68.6 ± 11.8 68.1 ± 10.7 69.1 ± 13.0
Height (cm) 165 ± 9 167 ± 9 163 ± 7
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 25.3 ± 4.8 24.4 ± 4.0 26.1 ± 5.6
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 121 ± 12 122 ± 14 121 ± 9
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 79 ± 10 79 ± 11 80 ± 8
Occupation (n):    
• Administrative staff 13 7 6
• Technical support 10 4 6
• Post-graduate student 8 3 5
• Academic staff 5 3 2
• Research staff 1 1 0
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation.