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Table 1 Inclusion criteria for the study population.

From: Design of a RCT evaluating the (cost-) effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention for male construction workers at risk for cardiovascular disease: The Health under Construction study

Variable Criteria
Gender Male
Age 18–65 years
Permission Signed informed consent
Availability Available for the study for 12 months following inclusion.
Health status Having a 10-year risk of coronary heart disease higher than average compared to the same age group according to the Framingham risk score, and having one or more of the following risk factors:
  • Insufficiently active: Fulfilling none of the Public Health PA guidelines
  • Excessive alcohol use: ≥ 35 glasses of alcohol per week
  • HbA1c ≥ 6.5%
  • Obesity: BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2
  • Psychological complaints: Tiredness or stress and/or treated for psychological disorders and/or low motivation to recover from work.
  • Heart-related complaints: Shortness of breath and/or suffering from chest pain and/or diagnosed with or treated for CVD or its predictors, e.g. high blood pressure.