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Table 2 Weight loss among patients at 3, 6, and 12 months since starting programme

From: A community pharmacy weight management programme: an evaluation of effectiveness

   Time since starting programme
     3 months n = 430   6 months n = 395   12 months n = 314
   % or mean (n or 95% CI*) % or mean (n or 95% CI*) % or mean (n or 95% CI*)
Attendance% (n)   56.0 (241) 33.7 (133) 24.5 (77)
Weight loss mean kg (95% CI*) Attending patients 2.4 (2.02, 2.70) 3.5 (2.66, 4.25) 4.1 (2.83, 5.41)
  BOCF** 1.3 (1.10, 1.54) 1.2 (0.85, 1.58) 1.0 (0.64, 1.38)
  LOCF*** 1.3 (1.10, 1.54) 1.6 (1.25, 1.89) 1.7 (1.31, 2.14)
≥5% weight loss% (95% CI*) Attending patients 17.0 (12.5, 22.4) 34.6 (26.6, 43.3) 41.6 (30.4, 53.4)
  BOCF** 9.5 (6.9, 12.7) 11.6 (8.7, 15.2) 10.2 (7.1, 14.1)
  LOCF*** 9.5 (6.9, 12.7) 13.9 (10.7, 17.7) 15.9 (12.1, 20.4)
  1. *95% confidence interval.
  2. **BOFC - baseline observation carried forward.
  3. ***LOFC - last observation carried forward.