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Table 2 Comparison of participants and non-participants

From: Waste the waist: a pilot randomised controlled trial of a primary care based intervention to support lifestyle change in people with high cardiovascular risk

  Participants a N Eligible non-participants N b p-value c
Age 65.1 (7.0) 108 65.0 (7.3) 276 0.835
BMI 32.7 (3.1) 108 34.0 (3.4) 400 <0.001
QRISK2 23.1 (10.1) 106 22.8 (9.3) 352 0.820
% Male 75 (69.4%) 108 262 (62.5%) 419 0.216
  1. aFigures are mean (SD) for continuous data, or N(%) for categorical data. bNot all surgeries were able to supply full demographic data for non-participants. cAnalyses are independent group t-tests for continuous data or Chi2 for categorical data.