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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of completers and non-completers

From: Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes by lifestyle intervention in an Australian primary health care setting: Greater Green Triangle (GGT) Diabetes Prevention Project

Characteristic Completers (n = 237) mean (SD) Non-completers (n = 74) mean (SD) P value
Age (yr) 56.7 (8.7) 57.2 (9.5) 0.705
Weight (kg) 91.7 (17.7) 95.3 (19.6) 0.145
Body-mass index (kg/m2) 33.5 (5.9) 34.7 (6.9) 0.144
Waist circumference (cm) 104.9 (13.0) 109.6 (14.9) 0.009
Hip circumference (cm) 115.7 (12.5) 117.6 (13.9) 0.257
Plasma glucose (mmol/l)    
   Fasting 5.53 (0.54) 5.46 (0.51) 0.298
   2 Hr oral glucose challenge 6.71 (1.68) 6.61 (1.72) 0.644
Serum lipids (mmol/l)    
   Total cholesterol 5.67 (1.15) 5.42 (0.98) 0.102
   Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol 3.44 (0.99) 3.25 (0.80) 0.097
   High-density lipoprotein cholesterol 1.34 (0.37) 1.26 (0.34) 0.082
   Triglycerides 1.94 (1.05) 2.02 (1.14) 0.569
Blood pressure (mm Hg)    
   Systolic 132.1 (17.1) 135.0 (18.8) 0.216
   Diastolic 81.0 (9.9) 82.6 (11.7) 0.265
HADS anxiety 3.6 (3.3) 5.4 (4.0) <0.0005
HADS depression 2.8 (2.9) 4.1 (3.9) 0.014
Kessler 10 (psychological distress) 15.3 (5.4) 19.0 (8.0) <0.0005
SF-36 v2    
Physical functioning 78.3 (18.6) 66.3 (26.3) 0.001
Role limitation physical 78.6 (22.4) 67.3 (29.6) 0.008
Bodily pain 63.0 (23.9) 57.8 (27.5) 0.107
General health perception 65.9 (18.6) 61.0 (18.9) 0.034
Vitality 56.4 (19.2) 50.1 (23.8) 0.023
Social functioning 83.2 (20.3) 75.2 (27.3) 0.055
Role limitation emotional 85.4 (21.0) 76.9 (27.3) 0.026
Mental health 75.7 (17.0) 66.5 (20.5) <0.0005
Years of education 12.1 (3.4) 10.7 (3.1) 0.002