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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the participants (N = 252)

From: Sleep-time physiological recovery is associated with eating habits in distressed working-age Finns with overweight: secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial

  Mean (SD) Range (possible range) N %
Age (years) 48 (8) 27–61   
BMI (kg/m2) 31.3 (3.1) 25.3–40.1   
RMSSD 34.2 (16.6) 6.8–128.0   
Stress Balance 0.32 (0.48) −1.0–1.0 (−1.0–1.0)   
Perceived stress (PSS score) 26.4 (7.6) 7.0–52.0 (0.0–56.0)   
Work ability (WAI score) 35.7 (5.6) 10.5–46.0 (7.0–49.0)   
Poor (7–27)    17 6.7
Moderate (28–36)    102 40.5
Good (37–43)    124 49.2
Excellent (44–49)    9 3.6
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, RMSSD Root Mean Square of the Successive Differences, PSS Perceived Stress Scale [47], WAI Work Ability Index [48]