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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: A randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of self-weighing as a weight loss intervention

  Control Intervention
n = 91 n = 92
Age mean (SD) 53.3 (14.6) 53.9 (14.9)
Male n (%) 33 (36.3) 34 (37.0)
Baseline BMI mean (SD) 36.2 (4.8) 35.8 (4.3)
White participants n (%) 59 (64.8) 60 (65.2)
Long-term health condition n = (%) 39 (42.9) 50 (54.3)
Taking medication n (%) 61 (67.0) 69 (75.0)
Deprivation*n (%)   
1 Highest deprivation quartile 68 (76.4) 70 (77.8)
2 15 (16.9) 17 (18.9)
3 6 (6.7) 2 (2.2)
4 0 1 (1.1)
Physical activity per week, MET minutes median (IQR) 744 (99 to 1740) 605 (177 to2079)
  1. *Missing data for four participants, two in each group, all other variables n = 183.