Table 1: Comparisons of demographic characteristics between drop-out and completed participants.

Drop-out participants Completed participants
Variables
%M ± SD%M ± SD

Age53.4 ± 9.952.7 ± 10.90.31b 0.76
Marital status0.95a0.69
 Unmarried25.1710.4
 Married2769.24567.2
 Others 1025.61522.4
Educational level5.15a0.08
 Elementary 820.52131.8
 High school2666.72943.9
 College, above512.81624.2
Diagnosed depression0.02a1.00
 None3897.46597.0
 Yes12.623.0
Smoking4.21a0.06
 None3589.76698.5
 Yes410.311.5
Alcohol use1.41a0.27
 None3179.55988.1
 Yes820.5811.9
Chronic illness0.99a0.42
 None1948.72638.8
 Yes2051.34161.2
Employed status0.05a0.84
 None2359.03856.7
 Yes1641.02943.3
Menopause 0.03a1.00
 None2051.33553.0
 Yes1948.73147.0
Hormone therapy1.34a0.32
 None3794.95988.1
 Yes25.1811.9
Exercise per week (mins)74.6 ± 138.158.4 ± 105.50.67b0.51
Perceived health69.6 ± 14.462.8 ± 18.81.94b0.06
Height (cm)156.4 ± 5.9156.8 ± 6.3−0.30b0.76
Weight (Kg)61.1 ± 7.561.4 ± 11.9−0.13b0.90

: chi-square values analyzed by using chi-square test. Fisher’s exact test was used when the expected value was less than 5. : values analyzed by using -test.