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Table 1 Baseline characteristics:

From: Wellness through a comprehensive Yogic breathing program – A controlled pilot trial

  SK&P Controls
Age 31.95 (11.85) 31.90 (10.84)
Depression 4.07 (3.078) 3.25 (2.026)
Stress 2.68 (0.93) 2.61 (0.92)
Energy 2.99 (0.91) 2.97 (0.77)
Sleep Hours 7.46 (0.84) 7.68 (0.50)
Min Awake 20.12 (18.79) 17.71 (13.27)
Sleep Quality 64.82 (21.37) 70.28 (17.94)
cig/month 12.47 (41.61) 15.00 (55.46)
snuff/month 1.40 (7,48) 0.13 (0.53)
Alc ml/month 184.915 (173.83) 156.73 (143.47)
Optimism 21.84 (5.72) 24.88 (3.86)
Anxiety 7.58 (3.58) 4.63 (2.59)
  1. The measures were as described in Methods. 'Sleep Hours' refers to number of daily sleep, 'Min Awake' the number of minutes before falling asleep, 'Sleep Quality' refers to perceived quality of sleep, 'cig' are number of cigarettes per month, 'Alc' is alcohol. The numbers in parentheses are standard deviation.