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Table 3 Changes in CVD-related factors at one year follow-up (2012) among participants with elevated risk at baseline

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 Between group differences   Cohen’s d
Continuous variables Mean (SD) p-value n= Mean (SD) p-value n= Mean (95% CI) p-value  
 Weight (kg) - 1.6 (4.1) .004 59 - 0.1 (3.8) .817 62 1.49 (0.7, 2.9) .039 .38
 BMI (kg/m2) - .62 (1.44) .002 59 - 0.10 (1.5) .585 62 .52 (0.0, 1.0) .052  
 WC (cm) - 2.82 (5.5) ≤ .001 99 - 0.1 (4.7) .892 89 2.75 (1.3, 4.2) ≤ .001 .54
 WHR - .025 (0.1) ≤ .001 99 - 0.00 (0.0) .938 89 .03 (0.0, 0.0) ≤ .001 .52
 S-cholesterol - .29 (1.0) .015 72 - 0.16 (1.0) .109 95 .13 (−0.2, 0.4) .398  
 SBP 7.04 (14.1) ≤ .001 52 −7.19 (17.6) .005 52 .15 (−6.4, 6.0) .961  
 Alcohol consumption - 4.7 (22.1) .090 67 - 7.7 (19.9) ≤ .001 89 3.05 (−9.7, 3.6) .367  
Categorical variables %    %      
 Unfavourable diet −34.4 ≤ .001 64 −24.3 ≤ .001 70    
 Low physical activity −13.3 ≤ .001 120 −12.5 ≤ .001 128    
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