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Table 4 Analysis of the losses in CG after randomization

From: Evaluating the effectiveness of an empowerment program for self-care in type 2 diabetes: a cluster randomized trial

Variable Mean ± SD or Median (Min-Max) or N (%) p
  Left (n = 11) Remained (n = 111)  
Age (Mean ± SD) 57.2 ± 5.15 57,5 ± 9.69 0.88*
HbA1c (Median (Min/Max)) 7.2 (6.3–8.4) 7.4 (5–14.4) 0.70**
IMC (Median (Min/Max)) 29.3 (26.6–35.9) 29.4 (17.1–46.3) 0.97**
Sex (N (%))    
 Male 4 (36.4) 38 (34.2) 0.89***
 Female 7 (63.6) 73 (65.8)  
Education Level (N (%))    
 Incomplete elementary school 6 (54.6) 73 (65.8) 0.18***
 Elementary school complete to post-graduate 5 (45.4) 38 (34.2)  
  1. * Simple Student t-test, **Mann–Whitney, ***Chi-squared
  2. CG: Control group; IG: Intervention group