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Table 1 RCT baseline characteristics of participants in the Football Fans in Training RCT, and followed up and not followed up cohorts

From: Long-term weight loss trajectories following participation in a randomised controlled trial of a weight management programme for men delivered through professional football clubs: a longitudinal cohort study and economic evaluation

  RCT Cohort (n = 747) No Follow Up (n = 259) FU Cohort (n = 488) FFIT-FU-I (n = 233) FFIT-FU-C (n = 255)
Objectively-measured clinical characteristics
 Weight (kg) 109.5 (17.3) 112.6 (17.2) 107.8 (17.1) 108.3 (17.9) 107.4 (16.3)
 Waist (cm) 118.4 (11.7) 120.7 (11.7) 117.1 (11.6) 117.5 (12.3) 116.8 (10.8)
 BMI (kg/m2) 35.4 (5.0) 36.3 (5.0) 34.9 (4.9) 35.0 (5.1) 34.8 (4.7)
 Body fat (%) 31.7 (5.5) 32.5 (5.0) 31.2 (5.6) 31.3 (6.0) 31.2 (5.3)
Missing 10 3 7 4 3
Blood Pressure (mm/Hg)
 Systolic 140.3 (16.3) 142.5 (17.0) 139.1 (15.8) 137.5 (16.7) 140.7 (14.9)
 Diastolic 88.8 (10.2) 90.2 (10.7) 88.1 (9.9) 87.4 (10.0) 88.8 (9.8)
Missing 2 2 0 0 0
 Age 47.1 (8.0) 46.2 (7.8) 47.5 (8.0) 47.3 (8.2) 47.7 (7.9)
Scottish Index of Multiple deprivation (quintiles)a
 1 (most deprived) 131 (17.8) 45 (17.7) 86 (17.8) 40 (17.3) 46 (18.3)
 2 131 (17.8) 52 (20.5) 79 (16.4) 35 (15.2) 44 (17.5)
 3 122 (16.6) 42 (16.5) 80 (16.6) 43 (18.6) 37 (14.7)
 4 165 (22.4) 52 (20.5) 113 (23.4) 58 (25.1) 55 (21.8)
 5 (least deprived) 188 (25.5) 63 (24.8) 125 (25.9) 55 (23.8) 70 (27.8)
Missing 10 5 5 2 3
Employment Statusa
 Paid work 626 (84.0) 210 (81.4) 416 (85.4) 201 (86.6) 215 (84.3)
 Education or training 8 (1.1) 8 (3.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Unemployed 27 (3.6) 13 (5.0) 14 (2.9) 3 (1.3) 11 (4.3)
 Not workingc 16 (2.1) 3 (1.2) 13 (2.7) 8 (3.4) 5 (2.0)
 Retired 32 (4.3) 9 (3.5) 23 (4.7) 10 (4.3) 13 (5.1)
 Other 36 (4.8) 15 (5.8) 21 (4.3) 10 (4.3) 11 (4.3)
Missing 2 1 1 1 0
Housing Tenurea
 Owner-occupied 563 (75.4) 179 (69.1) 384 (78.7) 182 (78.1) 202 (79.2)
 Other 184 (24.6) 80 (30.9) 104 (21.3) 51 (21.9) 53 (20.8)
Self-reported Physical Activity (IPAQ)b
 Total MET-mins/week 1188 (396, 2559) 1173 (396, 2739) 1188 (396, 2460) 1230 (396, 2460) 1155 (396, 2445)
 Vigorous MET-mins/week 0 (0, 720) 0 (0, 720) 0 (0, 720) 0 (0, 720) 0 (0, 640)
 Moderate MET-mins/week 0 (0, 360) 0 (0, 360) 0 (0, 360) 0 (0, 320) 0 (0, 360)
 Walking MET-mins/week 446 (99, 1188) 495 (99, 1040) 396 (99, 1188) 454 (99, 1386) 396 (99, 1188)
Missing 5 2 3 1 2
 Daily time spent sitting (mins) 450 (300, 600) 435 (300, 600) 465 (300, 600) 480 (300, 600) 420 (300, 600)
Missing 146 64 82 40 42
Self-reported eating and alcohol intake
 Fatty food score (DINE) (range 8–58) 23.6 (7.2) 22.9 (7.2) 23.9 (7.2) 24.1 (7.1) 23.8 (7.3)
 Sugary food score (DINE) (range 3–16) 6.1 (2.8) 5.9 (2.7) 6.2 (2.9) 6.0 (2.7) 6.3 (3.0)
 Fruit and vegetables score (DINE) (range 1–6) 2.3 (1.7) 2.2 (1.6) 2.3 (1.7) 2.3 (1.7) 2.3 (1.7)
 Cheese portion size 4.3 (2.0) 4.2 (2.0) 4.4 (2.0) 4.4 (2.0) 4.4 (1.9)
 Red meat portion size 5.6 (1.3) 5.5 (1.4) 5.7 (1.3) 5.7 (1.3) 5.7 (1.3)
 Pasta portion size 5.1 (1.7) 5.0 (1.8) 5.2 (1.7) 5.3 (1.6) 5.1 (1.7)
 Chips portion size 4.1 (1.8) 4.0 (1.7) 4.1 (1.8) 4.1 (1.9) 4.0 (1.7)
 Total units of alcohol per week 16.7 (17.4) 16.5 (17.4) 16.9 (17.4) 15.9 (16.9) 17.8 (17.8)
  1. Data are mean (SD), anumber (%) or bmedian (IQR). cDue to long-term sickness or disability. IPAQ international physical activity questionnaire, MET metabolic equivalent, DINE Dietary Instrument for Nutrition Education, BMI body-mass index.