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Table 2 Sample demographic and weight change data

From: The dynamics of decision-making in weight loss and maintenance: a qualitative enquiry

AttributeValueNumber (% of sample)
SexMale14 (39%)
Female22 (61%)
Age18–301 (3%)
31–508 (22%)
51–7019 (53%)
70+8 (22%)
Socioeconomic status (IMD decile) a1–312 (33%)
4–716 (44%)
8–108 (22%)
Ethnicity bWhite36 (100%)
BMI (baseline) kg/m230–34.916 (44%)
35–39.917 (47%)
40–45.53 (8%)
Programme Attendance≤ 25%3 (8%)
26–49%2 (6%)
50–80%11 (31%)
81–100%20 (56%)
Weight loss (0–18 months) c>  10%6 (17%)
5–9.9%6 (17%)
2–4.9%7 (19%)
1.9–0%3 (8%)
<  0% (weight gain)11 (31%)
  1. aIMD Index of Multiple Deprivation, based on postcode. 1 = lowest level of deprivation
  2. b The mono-ethnicity of the sample reflects that of the wider feasibility study sample
  3. c 18 month weight data were unavailable for 3 participants