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Table 1 Baseline characteristics with enrolment (complete-case analysis)

From: Effects of a general practice guided web-based weight reduction program - results of a cluster-randomized controlled trial

  Intervention Usual care  
  n (%) Mean sd n (%) Mean sd Δ mean p
Age (years) 76 46,5 10,9 72 50,9 15,3 4,4 0,045 a
Weight (kg) 76 96,4 21,5 72 95,4 20,2 1,0 0,759a
Waist circumference (cm) 73 110,9 17,6 60 107,3 13,7 3,6 0,194a
Height (cm) 76 169,3 0,1 72 168,7 0,1 0,6 0,703a
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 76 33,6 7,0 72 33,3 5,3 0,3 0,791a
Diets 76 5,5 9,0 71 2,9 4,3 2,6 0,011 b
Gender        0,388c
  Females 53 (69,7)    45 (62,5)    
  Males 23 (30,3)    27 (37,5)    
Employment status:   1,3 0,8 1,0 0,3 0,3 0,030 b
  Full time 39 (52,0)    26 (36,1)    
  Part time 22 (29,3)    23 (31,9)    
  Not employed 14 (18,7)    23 (31,9)    
  1. p-values are from aStudent t-Test, bMann-Whitney U-Test, cChi squared / Fishers’s exact Test (sd standard deviation, Δ_mean mean difference).