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Table 4 Reproductive, medical and clinical characteristics at randomisation

From: Breast cancer risk reduction - is it feasible to initiate a randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle intervention programme (ActWell) within a national breast screening programme?

  Intervention (n = 40) Control (n = 40) All (n = 80)
Body weight (kg) mean (SD) 78.0 (16.5) 73.6 (18.7) 75.8 (17.7)
BMI (kg/m 2 ) mean (SD) 30.2 (6.5) 28.2 (7.4) 29.2 (7.0)
Smoking status    
Current 4 (10.0%) 4 (10.0%) 8 (10.0%)
Never smoked 18 (45.0%) 25 (62.5%) 43 (53.8%)
Ex-smoker 18 (45.0%) 11 (27.5%) 29 (36.3%)
Cigarettes per day    
Mean (SD) (consumers only) 11.3 (4.4) 9.5 (7.9) 10.4 (6.0)
Number of children    
0 8 (20.0%) 8 (20.0%) 16 (20.0%)
12 21 (52.5%) 24 (60.0%) 45 (56.3%)
3-4 11 (27.5%) 8 (20.0%) 19 (23.8%)
Number of pregnancies    
0 6 (15.0%) 7 (17.5%) 13 (16.3%)
12 16 (40.0%) 20 (40.0%) 36 (45.1%)
>3 18 (45.0%) 13 (32.5%) 31 (38.9%)
History of breastfeeding 18 (45.0%) 26 (65.0%) 44 (55.0%)
Family history of breast cancer 14 (35.0%) 21 (52.5%) 35 (43.8%)