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Table 1 Participant baseline characteristics of the Lawrence Latino Diabetes Prevention Project (N = 312)

From: Methodology of a diabetes prevention translational research project utilizing a community-academic partnership for implementation in an underserved Latino community

Demographic variables   N or Mean % or SD
Demographic variables    
Gender (n = 312)    
   Male   80 25.6%
   Female   232 74.4%
Age (years) (n = 312)   51.9 11.3
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) (n = 312)   33.9 5.6
   Normal   7 2.2%
   Overweight   62 19.9%
   Obese   243 77.9%
Education (n = 309)    
   Never attended school   6 1.9%
   Some elementary school or high school   176 57.0%
   High school or GED completed   65 21.0%
   Vocational or tech school   17 5.5%
   University or College   45 14.6%
Smoking in the past 3 months (n = 306)   35 11.4%
Marital status (n = 307)    
   Single   62 20.2%
   Married or Living with Partner   159 51.8%
   Separated, Divorced or Widowed   86 28.0%
Employment status (n = 311)    
   Full-time   102 32.8%
   Part-time   41 13.2%
   Unemployed   38 12.2%
   Disabled   76 24.4%
   Retired   23 7.4%
   Homemaker   30 9.7%
   Volunteer Work   1 0.3%
Family history of diabetes or high blood sugar    
   Father (n = 297)    
Yes   52 17.5%
No   221 74.4%
Don't Know   24 8.1%
   Mother (n = 297)    
Yes   88 29.6%
No   199 67.0%
Don't Know   10 3.4%
   Sibling (n = 297)    
Yes   107 36.0%
No   185 62.3%
Don't Know   5 1.7%
Psychosocial variable    
Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale Score (n = 309)    
< 16   167 54.1%
> = 16   142 45.9%
Anthropometric variables    
Fasting Glucose   104.98 12.11
HDL-C   48.02 10.37
Systolic Blood Pressure   128.7 12.35
Stern index a (n = 312)   0.56 0.22
  Mean SD  
Dietary intake (n = 299)    Recommended
Values
Energy intake (kcal/day) 1553.2 584.6  
% calories from carbohydrates 56.6 8.6 45–65%
% calories from protein 17.4 5.0 ~15%
% of calories from fat 26.7 6.3 25–30%
% of calories from saturated fat 8.5 2.7 < 7%
Total dietary fiber (g/day) 15.2 7.2 ≥ 14 g per 1000 Kcal
Physical activity    
Total MET†-h/d (n = 306) 28.6 6.3  
Leisure MET-h/d (306) 1.1 1.7  
Occupational MET-h/d (n = 291) 4.6 8.6  
Household MET-h/d (n = 299) 4.4 2.9  
  1. a Stern formula a model using age, sex, ethnicity, fasting glucose level, systolic blood pressure, high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level, waist, and immediate family history of diabetes to predict 7.5-year incidence of diabetes.
  2. †MET_metabolic equivalent task.