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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants enrolled in TAC rehabilitation program

From: Tasmanian Aborigines step up to health: evaluation of a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and secondary prevention program

  All n = 92 % CCRD1n = 36 % RF2n = 56 %
Age group       
<=49 35 38.0 7 19.4 28 50.0
50–59 35 38.0 17 47.2 18 32.1
> = 60 22 23.9 12 33.3 10 17.9
Sex n = 80      
Female 56 60.9 21 58.3 35 62.5
Smoking*       
Never 20 21.7 2 5.6 18 32.1
Ex-smoker 28 30.4 11 30.6 17 30.4
Current 43 46.7 23 63.9 20 35.7
BMI status       
Normal <25 11 12.2 8 22.9 3 5.5
Overweight 25–30 20 22.2 10 28.6 10 18.2
Obese >30 59 65.6 17 48.6 42 76.4
Employment status       
Not in workforce 59 64.1 22 61.1 37 66.1
Employed P/T 13 14.1 4 11.1 9 16.1
Employed F/T 19 20.7 9 25.0 10 17.9
Recorded diagnosis (n = 92)
COPD3    20 55.6   
IHD4    21 58.3   
CHF5    6 16.7   
Hypertension 57 62.0 23 63.9 34 60.7
Dyslipidaemia^ 57 62.0 29 80.6 28 50.0
Diabetes 29 31.5 11 30.6 18 32.1
Other condition 69 75.0 26 72.2 43 76.8
  1. Footnotes: 1CCRD = Chronic Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disease, 2RF = risk factor only, 3COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease, 4IHD = Ischaemic Heart Disease, 5CHF = Chronic Heart Failure.
  2. CCRD v RF Pearson chi2 = 8.8823, P = 0.01 *CCRD v RF Pearson chi2 = 11.4902, P = 0.01, ^CCRD v RF Pearson chi2 = 8.6799, Pr = 0.01.