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Table 2 Characteristics of participants at baseline

From: Randomised controlled feasibility trial of a web-based weight management intervention with nurse support for obese patients in primary care

  Intervention arm Total sample
(n = 179)
  Usual care Web-based only Basic nurse support Regular nurse support  
(n = 43) (n = 45) (n = 44) (n = 47)
  Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.)
Age 49.93 (13.76) 51.16 (13.38) 51.41 (13.02) 52.09 (12.74) 51.17 (13.13)
Age left education (years) 18.47 (4.44) 18.13 (3.40) 17.25 (2.53) 17.98 (2,82) 17.98 (3.34)
BMI 36.18 (4.90) 34.76 (4.44) 36.37 (6.53) 35.35 (5.96) 35.65 (5.52)
Weight (Kg) 103.27 (20.09) 98.25 (18.11) 103.43 (25.23) 100.36 (19.38) 101.28 (20.78)
Male (n, %) 15 (34.9%) 14 (31.1%) 15 (34.1%) 17 (36.2%) 61 (34.1%)