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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of recruited participants

From: The implementation and sustainability of a combined lifestyle intervention in primary care: mixed method process evaluation

  Total Start-up program Supervised program
(n = 411) (n = 164) (n = 247)
Sex (%)    
Male 35.3 (n = 145) 36.0 (n = 59) 34.8 (n = 86)
Female 64.7 (n = 266) 64.0 (n = 105) 65.2 (n = 161)
Age (mean years ± SD) 55.1 ± 12.4 (n = 411) 53.8 ± 12.4 (n = 164) 55.9 ± 12.3 (n = 247)
Nationality (%)    
Dutch 88.8 (n = 325) 90.9 (n = 130) 87.4 (n = 195)
Other 11.2 (n = 41) 9.1 (n = 13) 12.6 (n = 28)
Educational level (%)    
Low 40.3 (n = 146) 37.3 (n = 53) 42.3 (n = 93)
Middle 41.4 (n = 150) 45.1 (n = 64) 39.1 (n = 86)
High 18.2 (n = 66) 17.6 (n = 25) 18.6 (n = 41)
Occupation (%)    
Paid work 41.0 (n = 150) 41.3 (n = 59) 40.8 (n = 91)
Unpaid work 22.7 (n = 83) 27.3 (n = 39) 19.7 (n = 44)
Not working/studying 36.3 (n = 133) 31.5 (n = 45) 39.5 (n = 88)
Marital status (%)*    
Married 65.6 (n = 240) 61.5 (n = 88) 68.2 (n = 152)
Unmarried 11.7 (n = 43) 18.2 (n = 26) 7.6 (n = 17)
Cohabiting 9.6 (n = 35) 7.0 (n = 10) 11.2 (n = 25)
Divorced 8.2 (n = 30) 9.1 (n = 13) 7.6 (n = 17)
Widowed 4.9 (n = 18) 4.2 (n = 6) 5.4 (n = 12)
Body Mass Index    
Mean ± SD (n) 34.5 ± 4.4 (n = 368) 35.0 ± 4.6 (n = 145) 34.2 ± 4.2 (n = 223)
< 30 kg/m2 (%) 16.6 (n = 61) 14.5 (n = 24) 17.9 (n = 40)
30-35 kg/m2 (%) 35.6 (n = 131) 33.8 (n = 49) 36.8 (n = 82)
≥ 35 kg/m2 (%) 47.8 (n = 176) 51.7 (n = 75) 45.3 (n = 101)
  1. *Significant difference between start-up and supervised participants; p < 0.05.