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Table 1 Demographic data of the yoga-training group and the reference data of the control and long-term yoga groups

From: Effect of 12 weeks of yoga training on the somatization, psychological symptoms, and stress-related biomarkers of healthy women

Characteristics Yoga-training group Control group Long-term yoga group
(n = 24) (n = 37) (n = 38)
Age[Mean(SD)] 36.79 (6.43) 34.43 (8.16) 33.84 (7.33)
 Range (25–46) (22–49) (22–49)
Ethnicity (%)    
 Japanese 100 (n = 24) 100 (n = 37) 100 (n = 38)
Education (%)    
 Junior H.S. graduate 0.0 (n = 0) 0.0 (n = 0) 2.6 (n = 1)
 H.S. graduate 37.5 (n = 9) 24.3 (n = 9) 23.7 (n = 9)
 Junior college graduate 41.7 (n = 10) 37.8 (n = 14) 42.1 (n = 16)
 College graduate 20.8 (n = 5) 29.7 (n = 11) 31.6 (n = 12)
 Blank 0.0 (n = 0) 8.1 (n = 3) 0.0 (n = 0)
  1. SD: standard deviation. H.S.: high school. The Kruskal-Wallis test was used to compare the age and education levels among the yoga training, control, and long-term yoga groups.