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Table 2 Characteristics of the study sample at baseline (that is, at the start of each 6-month intervention cycle)

From: Feasibility of smartphone-supported, combined physical and cognitive activities in the Neighbourhood for stimulating social participation of the elderly

  Total (n = 39) Cycle 1 (n = 19) Cycle 2 (n = 20)
Mean (Standard Deviation) or absolute number Mean (Standard Deviation) or absolute number Mean (Standard Deviation) or absolute number
Age, years 73.1 (6.8) 71.9 (7.1) 73.6 (6.3)
Body mass index, kg/m2 24.7 (4.4) 25.4 (3.2) 24.4 (3.7)
Gender (female) 33 16 17
Fall episode within last 1.5 years 24 17 7
Medical conditions present
- neoplasms 3 2 1
- endocrine, nutritional and metabolic 11 3 8
- nervous system 3 2 1
- eye 3 0 3
- blood and circulatory system 15 9 6
- musculo-skeletal system 24 11 13
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation or in absolute numbers