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Table 1 Change in mental state and wellbeing scores across 100-day challenge based on participant’s average 10,000 step goal

From: “Happy feet”: evaluating the benefits of a 100-day 10,000 step challenge on mental health and wellbeing

  Depression Anxiety Stress WEMWBS
Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
<  10,000 steps (n = 435) 4.72(0.17) 4.49(0.16) 4.47(0.15) 4.41(0.15) 5.97(0.16) 5.65(0.15) 49.30(0.47) 50.08(0.47)
≥ 10,000 steps (n = 1528) 4.55(0.10) 4.17(0.09) 4.58(0.08) 4.31(0.08) 5.33(0.08) 4.79(0.08) 50.22(0.27) 51.37(0.27)
Change over time F(1, 1961) = 62.462, p < .001, η2 = 0.031 F(1, 1961) = 12.831, p < .001, η2 = 0.007 F(1, 1961) = 62.462, p < .001, η2 = 0.031 F(1, 1961) = 58.47, p < .001, η2 = 0.029