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Table 2 The mean structures of the stages of change model before and after the intervention in the control group

From: Effect of educational intervention on improvement of physical activities of middle-aged women

Variable Control P value
Before intervention After Intervention
Standard deviation Mean Standard deviation Mean
Preparedness for change 3.1 18.43 3.62 18.41 0.56
Decision-making balance 5.95 19.17 3.60 20.36 0.45
Self-efficacy 6.31 17.48 3.56 17.50 0.21
Pre-thinking 4.81 9.15 5.56 9.65 0.72
Thinking 4.50 7.21 4.43 8.01 0.059
Preparation 3.94 8.32 4.21 8.48 0.60
Practice 3.95 8.51 4.84 8.67 0.18
Maintenance 4.41 15.12 3.50 15.77 0.11