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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Western diet is associated with a smaller hippocampus: a longitudinal investigation

Characteristic N (% or SD)
Female 118 (46 %)
Age (mean) 62.6 years (SD = 1.42)
Not completed high school 48 (17 %)
Physical activity
 None/mild 117 (46 %)
 Moderate 106 (42 %)
 Vigorous 32 (13 %)
Smoker 17 (7 %)
Body mass index
 Normal/under 96 (38 %)
 Overweight 117 (46 %)
 Obese 42 (16 %)
More than two depression symptoms 62 (22 %)
Reported antidepressant medications 18 (6 %)
Employed (full-time or part-time) 119 (41 %)