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Table 2 Participant baseline characteristics: p-FFIT study

From: Weight management for overweight and obese men delivered through professional football clubs: a pilot randomized trial

  All Intervention Comparison
Physical measures Mean±SD (No)
Age (years) 47.1±8.4 (103) 48.2±8.4 (51) 45.9±8.4 (52)
Weight (kg) 107.6±17.3 (103) 107.6±15.0 (51) 107.5±19.5 (52)
BMI (kg/m2) 34.5±5.0 (103) 34.5±3.9 (51) 34.5±6.0 (52)
Waist (cm) 116.9±10.9 (103) 117.2±9.6 (51) 116.5±12.1 (52)
Body Fat (%) 30.7±4.7 (90) 30.8±3.8 (42) 30.7±5.4 (48)
BP Systolic (mmHg) 141.4±15.6 (100) 142.7±17.8 (51) 140.1±13.1 (49)
BP Diastolic (mmHg) 90.5±10.3 (100) 89.8±8.9 (51) 91.3±11.7 (49)
Employment status % (No)
Full time work 76.7 (79) 76.5 (39) 76.9 (40)
Part time work 1.0 (1) 2.0 (1) 0.0 (0)
Unemployed 12.6 (13) 9.8 (5) 15.4 (8)
Student 1.9 (2) 3.9 (2) 0.0 (0)
Sick/disabled 2.9 (3) 3.9 (2) 1.9 (1)
Retired 4.9 (5) 3.9 (2) 5.8 (3)
Educational attainment % (No)
No qualifications 12.6 (13) 17.6 (9) 7.7 (4)
Standard grades or equivalent 19.4 (20) 17.6 (9) 21.2 (11)
Highers or equivalent 10.7 (11) 9.8 (5) 11.5 (6)
Vocational qualification 12.6 (13) 15.7 (8) 9.6 (5)
HNC/HND 16.5 (17) 7.8 (4) 25.0 (13)
First degree 16.5 (17) 23.5 (12) 9.6 (5)
Post-graduate qualification 8.7 (9) 7.8 (4) 9.6 (5)
Other 1.9 (2) 0.0 (0) 3.8 (2)
Missing 1.0 (1) 0.0 (0) 1.9 (1)
Socioeconomic status a % (No)
1 (most deprived) 16.5 (17) 15.7 (8) 17.3 (9)
2 20.4 (21) 19.6 (10) 21.2 (11)
3 20.4 (21) 21.6 (11) 19.2 (10)
4 18.4 (19) 17.6 (9) 19.2 (10)
5 (least deprived) 24.3 (25) 25.5 (13) 23.1 (12)
Marital status % (No)
Single 8.7 (9) 7.8 (4) 9.6 (5)
Married 71.8 (74) 76.5 (39) 67.3 (35)
Separated 4.9 (5) 5.9 (3) 3.8 (2)
Living with someone 10.7 (11) 5.9 (3) 15.4 (8)
Divorced 2.9 (3) 3.9 (2) 1.9 (1)
Widowed 1.0 (1) 0.0 (0) 1.9 (1)
Housing status % (No)
Own outright 20.4 (21) 25.5 (13) 15.4 (8)
Mortgage or loan 44.7 (46) 41.2 (21) 48.1 (25)
Part rent, part mortgage 1.0 (1) 0.0 (0) 1.9 (1)
Rent 30.1 (31) 27.5 (14) 32.7 (17)
Live rent free 2.9 (3) 3.9 (2) 1.9 (1)
Other 1.0 (1) 2 (1) 0.0 (0)
Ethnicity % (No)
White UK 99.0 (102) 100.0 (51) 98.1 (51)
Mixed Race 1.0 (1) 0.0 (0) 1.9 (1)
  1. aEstimated using the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation based on home postcode (http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/SIMD).