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Table 1 Base line values on CVD risk factors (2011)

From: A health dialogue intervention reduces cardiovascular risk factor levels: a population based randomised controlled trial in Swedish primary care setting with 1-year follow-up

  Intervention Control Difference
Men Women   Total   Men   Women   Total   Intervention-Control
Continuous variables Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n p-value
 Weight (kg) 91.3 (14.9) 67 72.4 (13.2) 89 80.5 (16.8) 156 90.4 (12.4) 72 72.9 (12.2) 75 81.4 (15.1) 147 .599
 BMI (kg/m2) 27.98 (3.6) 67 26.71 (4.9) 89 27.26 (4.4) 156 27.83 (3.2) 72 26.47 (4.1) 75 27.14 (3.8) 147 .795
 WC (cm) 103.4 (11.5) 68 92.6 (12.3) 90 97.3 (13.1) 158 101.1 (8.8) 72 91.4 (10.3) 75 96.2 (10.7) 147 .422
 HC (cm) 106.9 (6.6) 68 105.6 (9.2) 90 106.1 (8.2) 158 106.6 (6.3) 72 106.0 (8.3) 76 106.3 (7.4) 148 .872
 WHR 0.97 (0.07) 68 0.88 (0.07) 90 0.91 (0.08) 158 0.95 (0.05) 71 0.86 (0.06) 75 0.90 (0.07) 146 .198
 SBP (mm Hg) 136.8 (13.6) 68 127.8 (15.3) 90 131.6 (15.2) 158 133.1 (15.7) 73 132.1 (17.5) 76 132.6 (16.6) 149 .605
 DBP (mm Hg) 86.7 (9.0) 68 79.0 (8.7) 90 82.3 (9.6) 158 85.0 (10.2) 73 82.2 (8.9) 76 83.5 (9.6) 149 .258
 Cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.6 (1.0) 41 6.3 (1.2) 48 6.0 (1.2) 89 5.8 (1.1) 57 6.5 (1.1) 55 6.1 (1.2) 112 .401
 HbA1c (mmol/mol) 38.2 (7.7) 70 36.7 (4.1) 95 37.4 (5.9) 165 37.9 (10.3) 85 37.0 (3.4) 88 37.4 (7.6) 173 .893
 Fp glucose (mmol/L) 6.3 (1.4) 68 5.6 (0.6) 88 5.9 (1.1) 156 6.3 (1.4) 79 5.7 (0.67) 83 6.0 (0.9) 162 .347
 Alcohol consumptiona 38.3 (31.3) 61 20.3 (19.7) 57 29.6 (27.8) 118 42.8 (35.2) 79 21.0 (18.9) 68 32.7 (30.7) 147 .398
Categorical variables %   %   %   %   %   %   
 Low physical activityb 83.3 66 73.9 88 77.9 154 75.0 84 74.7 87 74.9 171 .516
 Unfavourable dietc 69.2 52 43.1 65 54.7 117 74.6 67 28.2 71 50.7 138 .526
 Daily smokers 7.4 68 12.6 87 10.3 155 10.8 83 11.8 85 11.3 168 .776
  1. aCl as 40% liquor equivalents last week
  2. bNo intense physical activity last week
  3. cDiet points > 5 of 11, summarising the level of fibre intake and saturated fat intake last week
  4. Variation in number of subjects per variable is due to internal data loss.
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