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Table 4 Proportion of at risk clients recalling being offered advice or being referred to manage risk factors

From: The impact of a brief lifestyle intervention delivered by generalist community nurses (CN SNAP trial)

  Baseline 3 months
  Early intervention Late intervention Early intervention Late intervention
n /N n/N n/N n/N
  %, (95%CI) %, (95%CI) %, ( 95%CI) %, (95%CI)
Offered advice from any provider
Diet 33/256 31/253 60/257 40 /247
12.9% (8.6-17.0) 12.3% (8.2-16.3) 23.3 (18.1-28.5)* # 16.2% (11.6-20.8)
Physical activity (for those able to engage in PA) 15 /120 8/91 35/183 20/162
12.5% (6.6-18.4) 8.8% (3.0-14.6) 19.1% (13.4-24.8)* 12.3% (7.3-17.4)
Smoking 10 /64 16/65 11 /46 11 /47
15.6% (6.7-24.5) 24.6% (14.1-35.1) 23.9% (11.6-36.2) 23.4% (11.3-35.5)
Alcohol 6 /105 6/93 6 /84 9/75
5.7% (1.3-10.2) 6.5% (1.5-11.4) 7.1% (1.6-12.7) 12.0% (4.7-19.4)
Referral for SNAP intervention
Diet 31/326 19/298 40 /257 29 /252
9.5% (6.3-12.7) 6.4% (3.6-9.2) 15.6% (11.0-20.0)* 11.5% (7.6-15.5)
Physical activity (for those able to engage in PA) 7 /120 5/91 21/100 9/78
5.8% (1.6-10.0) 5.5% (0.8 – 10.2) 21.0% (13.0-30.0)* 11.5% (4.5-18.6%)
Smoking 8 /74 11 /64 9 /62 10 /49
10.8% (3.7-17.9) 17.2% (7.9-26.4) 14.5% (5.8-23.3) 20.4% (9.1-31.7)
Alcohol 3 /159 4 /138 9 /131 6 /109
  1.2% (0–4.0) 2.9% (0.1-5.7) 6.9% (2.5-11.2) * 5.5% (1.2-9.8)
  1. * Significant change from baseline p < 0.05.
  2. # Significant difference between groups p < 0.05.