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Table 1 Baseline comparison of ChiRunning versus control, mean ± sd unless indicated

From: Training in ChiRunning to reduce blood pressure: a randomized controlled pilot study

  ChiRunning Control P
n = 10 n = 12
Age, mean ± sd 56.4 ± 8.2 54.1 ± 4.5 0.44
Female, n(%) 5(50) 6(50) 0.67
Race, n(%)    
 White 7(70) 7(58) 0.66
 Black 0 2(17)  
 Asian 3(30) 3(25)  
Hispanic ethnicity 0 3(25) 0.22
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 136.7 ± 7.0 138.5 ± 6.6 0.53
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 86.6 ± 4.7 87.5 ± 7.2 0.76
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26.6 ± 2.8 26.5 ± 3.4 0.94
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