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Table 1 Sample characteristicss

From: Randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of a task-based weight management group programme

  PNI
(n = 98–109)a
WAP
(n = 197–221)a
Age (years): mean (SD) 45·1 (14·2) 46·6 (15·0)
Female: N (%) 75 (68.8) 161 (72.9)
Married or living with partner N (%) 49 (44.9) 92 (41.6)
Ethnicity: White British N (%) 46 (42.6) 85 (38.0)
Education: A-Level and above N (%) 53 (49.1) 101 (45.7)
In paid employment N (%) 57 (52.3) 103 (46.6)
Entitled to free prescriptions: N (%) 62 (56.9) 133 (60.2)
Current smoker: N (%) 18 (16.5) 35 (15.8)
Weight (kg): mean (SD) 98·3 (16·6) 95·5 (15·8)
BMI: mean (SD) 35·7 (4·3) 35·0 (4·2)
Waist circumference: mean (SD) 114·2 (10·1) 113·4 (10·7)
Systolic blood pressure: mean (SD) 134·8 (15·9) 134·5 (16·7)
Diastolic blood pressure: mean (SD) 80·6 (8·6) 81·3 (10·5)
Number of previous attempts at weight loss: median (IQR) 3 (2, 5) 3 (1, 5)
Greatest previous amount of weight loss: median (IQR) 9·3 (5·0, 19·1) 10·9 (6·0, 19·1)
  1. aN varies due to missing data