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Table 2 Actual participation in a health promotion program before enrollment and during follow-up divided by topic

From: Barriers and facilitators for participation in health promotion programs among employees: a six-month follow-up study

  Participation before enrollment Participation during follow-up Participation sustainers, new, and quitters
    Sustainers New Quitters
  n = 95 n = 83 n = 32 n = 51 n = 63
Physical activity 33% 21% 20% 21% 35%
Healthy nutrition 40% 34% 34% 34% 37%
Smoking cessation 1% 4% 2% 5% 0%
Stress management 13% 9% 14% 7% 14%
Health risks 14% 32% 30% 33% 14%
  1. Participation before enrollment: participation in a WHPP during the 12-month period prior to the baseline measurement. Participation during follow-up: participation in a HPP during the six-month follow-up period. Sustainers: employees who participated in a program both before enrollment and also during follow-up. New: employees who only participated in a program during follow-up. Quitters: employees who only participated in a program before enrollment.