Table 1.

Participant demographic and physical measures at baseline (N = 663)

Ribbons of FaithWalk by Faith
VariableLevel(n = 237)(n = 426)Total
SexMale84 (35.4%)110 (25.8%)194 (29.3%)
Female153 (64.6%)316 (74.2%)469 (70.7%)
State of churchKY22 (9.3%)64 (15.0%)86 (13.0%)
OH52 (21.9%)97 (22.8%)149 (22.5%)
PA62 (26.2%)93 (21.8%)155 (23.4%)
VA40 (16.9%)76 (17.8%)116 (17.5%)
WV61 (25.7%)96 (22.5%)157 (23.7%)
AgeMean (SD)56.1 (12.5)55.5 (12.9)55.7 (12.8)
Are you of Hispanic, Latino, orYes2 (0.8%)2 (0.5%)4 (0.6%)
Spanish origin?No235 (99.2%)424 (99.5%)659 (99.4%)
RaceWhite234 (98.7%)415 (97.4%)649 (97.9%)
African American1 (0.4%)11 (2.6%)12 (1.8%)
Other2 (0.8%)0 (0.0%)2 (0.3%)
Education≤HS/GED54 (22.8%)113 (26.5%)167 (25.2%)
Some coll or assoc deg87 (36.7%)160 (37.6%)247 (37.3%)
Bachelor deg or more96 (40.5%)153 (35.9%)249 (37.6%)
Marital statusMarried/living w partner191 (80.6%)331 (77.7%)522 (78.7%)
Divorced/separated/widowed32 (13.5%)75 (17.6%)107 (16.1%)
Never been married14 (5.9%)20 (4.7%)34 (5.1%)
Employment statusFull-time/part-time/student154 (65.0%)258 (60.7%)412 (62.2%)
Unemp/keeping house/disabled23 (9.7%)59 (13.9%)82 (12.4%)
Retired60 (25.3%)108 (25.4%)168 (25.4%)
Insurance status 3-levelUninsured11 (4.6%)20 (4.7%)31 (4.7%)
Public64 (27.0%)121 (28.4%)185 (27.9%)
Private162 (68.4%)285 (66.9%)447 (67.4%)
Household income<$40,00047 (25.1%)90 (25.9%)137 (25.6%)
$40K to $69,99970 (37.4%)128 (36.8%)198 (37.0%)
$70K+70 (37.4%)130 (37.4%)200 (37.4%)
Smoking statusNever180 (75.9%)303 (71.1%)483 (72.9%)
Former55 (23.2%)108 (25.4%)163 (24.6%)
Current2 (0.8%)15 (3.5%)17 (2.6%)
Weight (kg)Mean (SD)91.6 (18.9)92.6 (19.9)92.2 (19.5)
BMIMean (SD)32.7 (5.8)33.5 (6.6)33.2 (6.3)
WHRMean (SD)0.91 (0.08)0.90 (0.09)0.90 (0.09)
Systolic BPMean (SD)134.5 (17.3)136.7 (17.7)135.9 (17.6)
Diastolic BPMean (SD)81.2 (9.9)83.0 (10.8)82.4 (10.5)
Baseline estimated daily intake of fruit + vegetable (servings)Mean (SD)2.9 (2.2)2.8 (2.0)2.8 (2.1)
MSPSS score (higher indicates greater support, range: 12–84)Mean (SD)73.9 (8.8)72.2 (9.0)72.8 (9.0)
CES-D greater than 15Yes26 (11.0%)60 (14.2%)86 (13.0%)
No211 (89.0%)364 (85.8%)575 (87.0%)
When was the last time you hadNever0 (0.0%)4 (1.3%)4 (0.9%)
a pap test?Less than 1 yr77 (50.7%)158 (50.0%)235 (50.2%)
More than 1 yr75 (49.3%)154 (48.7%)229 (48.9%)
When was the last time you hadNever5 (3.6%)6 (2.2%)11 (2.6%)
a mammogram?Less than 1 yr103 (74.6%)198 (71.2%)301 (72.4%)
More than 1 yr30 (21.7%)74 (26.6%)104 (25.0%)
When was the last time you hadNever85 (49.7%)172 (59.5%)257 (55.9%)
a FOBT?Less than 1 yr12 (7.0%)22 (7.6%)34 (7.4%)
More than 1 yr74 (43.3%)95 (32.9%)169 (36.7%)
When was the last time you hadNever24 (13.9%)65 (22.4%)89 (19.2%)
a colonoscopy?Less than 10 yrs146 (84.4%)219 (75.5%)365 (78.8%)
More than 10 yrs3 (1.7%)6 (2.1%)9 (1.9%)
When was the last time you hadNever142 (82.1%)250 (87.7%)392 (85.6%)
a flex sig?Less than 5 yrs1 (0.6%)6 (2.1%)7 (1.5%)
More than 5 yrs30 (17.3%)29 (10.2%)59 (12.9%)
When was the last time you hadNever6 (9.8%)13 (20.3%)19 (15.2%)
a PSA test?Less than 1 yr39 (63.9%)42 (65.6%)81 (64.8%)
More than 1 yr16 (26.2%)9 (14.1%)25 (20.0%)
Within guidelines for colorectalYes148 (85.5%)227 (78.3%)375 (81.0%)
cancer screening by either FOBT, flexsig, or colonoscopy?No25 (14.5%)63 (21.7%)88 (19.0%)
IPAQ physical activityMean (SD) of walking MET-min/week1,323.8 (1,468.1)1,425.4 (1,573.0)1,390.9 (1,537.7)
Mean (SD) of moderate-intensity MET-min/week3,580.6 (2,826.5)3,102.6 (2,762.5)3,264.9 (2,791.2)
Mean (SD) of vigorous-intensity MET-min/week1,387.7 (2,048.7)958.2 (1,808.4)1,104.0 (1,902.6)
Mean (SD) of total MET-min/week6,292.1 (5,104.2)5,486.2 (4,689.3)5,759.8 (4,844.9)