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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of men recruited to FFIT RCT (n = 747)

From: Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study

  mean (sd) or n (%)
Mean age (sd) (years) 47.1 (7.98)
Mean weight (sd) (kg) 109.5 (17.26)
Mean BMI (sd) (kg/m 2 ) 35.3 (4.91)
BMI category (n,%)  
  Overweight (BMI 28–29.99) 57 (7.6)
  Obese I - ‘Mild’ obesity (BMI 30–34.99) 329 (44.0)
  Obese II - ‘Moderate’ obesity (BMI 35–39.99) 233 (31.2)
  Obese III - ‘Extreme’ obesity (BMI ≥40) 128 (17.1)
Mean systolic blood pressure (sd) (mmHg) 140.3 (16.31)
Mean diastolic blood pressure (sd) (mmHg) 88.8 (10.21)
Mean waist (sd) (cms) 118.4 (11.74)
Waist circumference category (n,%)  
  <94 cm (‘low’) 2 (0.3)
  94–102 cm (‘high’) 30 (4.0)
  >102 cm (‘very high’) 715 (95.7)
Weight loss activities in previous 3 months (n,%)  
Attended a commercial weight loss programme  
  Not at all 718 (96.4)
  At least 1–2 times per month 27 (3.6)
  Missing 2
Attended a weight reduction clinic at your GP surgery or another NHS setting  
  Not at all 731 (98.3)
  At least 1–2 times per month 13 (1.7)
  Missing 3