Table 1: Baseline demographic characteristics by intervention status.

CharacteristicMBI ()UC ()Overall ()Comparison between groups

Male/women7 (50%)/7 (50%)7 (54%)/6 (46%)14 (52%)/13 (48%) = .04, n.s.
AgeM = 61.4 years, Sd = 11.3M = 62.2 years, Sd = 6.6M = 61.8 years, Sd = 9.1 = −.20, n.s.
H&YM = 2.1, Sd = .3M = 2.2, Sd = .5M = 2.2, Sd = .4 = 74, n.s.

MBI: mindfulness based intervention group; UC: usual care group; H&Y: Hoehn and Yahr.