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Table 1 Baseline demographics and psychosocial factors of participants in the INFORM trial

From: The association between psychosocial factors and change in lifestyle behaviour following lifestyle advice and information about cardiovascular disease risk

  N n (%) or mean ± SD
Demographics   
 Sex (male) 716 399 (55.7)
 Age (years) 716 56.8 ± 8.8
 Education (university) 716 408 (57.0)
 Income (less than £40,000 per year) 653 409 (62.6)
 Married or living as married 716 530 (74.0)
 Ethnicity (White – British, Irish or other) 643 630 (98.0)
 Occupation category 716  
  Sedentary   370 (51.7)
  Do not work at present   208 (29.1)
 Randomisation group 716  
  (1) Lifestyle advice   239 (33.4)
  (2) Lifestyle + phenotype   239 (33.4)
  (3) Lifestyle + phenotype + genotype   238 (33.2)
Social support
 Overall 693 5.61 ± 1.13
  Family 696 5.55 ± 1.34
  Friends 697 5.45 ± 1.27
  Significant other 694 5.82 ± 1.47
Stress level 710  
 Low   296 (41.7)
 Moderate   320 (45.1)
 High   94 (13.2)
Mood
 Feeling down 710 133 (18.7)
 Anhedonia 707 101 (14.3)
  1. Number and percentage of participants are presented for categorical variables; mean and standard deviation are presented for continuous variables
  2. N/n number of participants, SD standard deviation
  3. Randomisation groups (1) lifestyle advice only; (2) lifestyle advice plus phenotypic CHD risk score information; (3) lifestyle advice plus phenotypic and genetic CHD risk score information
  4. ‘Feeling down’ refers to the question “During the past month, have you often been bothered by feeling down, depressed, or hopeless?” ‘Anhedonia’ refers to the question “During the past month, have you often been bothered by having little interest or pleasure in doing things?”