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Table 1 Baseline characteristic of completers (n = 105) and non-completers (n = 79) of 1 year and 3 year examination

From: Sustained diabetes risk reduction after real life and primary health care setting implementation of the diabetes in Europe prevention using lifestyle, physical activity and nutritional intervention (DE-PLAN) project

  Completers Non-completers P value
Mean/% SD Mean SD
Age 56,55 10,66 54,35 12,42 0,199
% men 13   32   0.004
Weight (kg) 82,85 15,20 89,70 15,73 0,003
BMI (kg/m2) 31,10 4,93 32,66 4,58 0,031
WC (cm) 96,67 11,41 101,23 9,41 0,004
SBP (mmHg) 130,72 14,09 134,80 13,77 0,051
DBP (mmHg) 80,80 8,97 83,47 10,08 0,060
Fasting glucose (mmol/l) 5,22 0,72 5,55 1,02 0,010
2-h OGTT glucose (mmol/l) 5,78 1,75 7,11 3,04 0,000
TCH (mmol/l) 5,55 0,94 5,81 1,30 0,127
HDL (mmol/l) 1,39 0,35 1,36 0,36 0,564
TG (mmol/l) 1,77 1,38 2,37 2,51 0,040
FINDRISC 18,57 3,09 18,82 2,95 0,584
NGT% 76   63   0.04
Education: basic %
Middle %
High %
46
42
12
  40
44
15
  0.740
Married/having a partner%
Single/widow%
66
34
  72
28
  0.22
Working
Retired
Not working
41
53
6
  53
41
6
  0.219
Smoking currently 15   23   0.133
History of increased glucose      
History of hypertension 71   76   0.256
History of hyperlipidaemia 46   51   0.304
History of depression      
History of CVD      
Family history of diabetes 62   67   0.285
  1. Key: BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, OGTT oral glucose tolerance test, TCH total cholesterol, HDL high density lipoprotein, TG triglycerides, NGT normal glucose tolerance, history of CVD history of cardiovascular disease