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Table 2 Success in achieving primary outcomes by 18 months according to treatment group by proportions (%).

From: Effects of lifestyle intervention in persons at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus - results from a randomised, controlled trial

Primary outcome Individual physician
group (IG)
n = 89
Individual and interdiciplinary group (IIG)
n = 93
P value* All
n = 182
1. Weight reduction ≥ 5% 36 28 0,25 32
2. Waist circumference reduction ≥ 5 cm 42 30 0,11 36
3. Improved diet score ≥ 4 points 55 63 0,28 59
4. Cod-liver oil at least 5 days a week 43 54 0,15 49
Exercise test from baseline to follow-up n = 63 n = 64   
1. Improved exercise test ≥ 1MET 35 33 0,80 34
  1. * The χ2 test