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Table 10 Changes in key cardiovascular measures

From: A novel approach to increasing community capacity for weight management a volunteer-delivered programme (ActWELL) initiated within breast screening clinics: a randomised controlled trial

Baseline and follow up measures
  Intervention Group Comparison group Between group difference; P value
N Mean (SD) 95% CI N Mean (SD) 95% CI Unadjusted mean (95% CI) P value Adjusted for all SAP variables (95% CI) P value
HbA1C mmol/mol
 Baseline 256 39.11 (6.70)   272 38.88 (5.46)      
 12 months 200 39.70 (7.37)   220 39.20 (6.32)      
 Difference to baseline transformed 199 0.46 (3.77) −0.07 to 0.98 220 0.19 (2.49) −0.14 to 0.52 1.01 (0.99 to 1.02) 0.510 1.01 (1.0 to 1.02) 0.241
Insulin uU/ml
 Baseline 256 22.41 (29.42)   272 20.54 (25.56)      
 12 months 203 17.16 (19.00)   221 20.89 (26.86)      
 Difference to baseline transformed 202 −4.86 (23.95) −8.18 to −1.53 221 0.36 (34.82) −4.25 to 4.98 0.95 (0.85 to 1.07) 0.405 0.84 (0.71 to 1.01) 0.057
Total cholesterol mmol/La
 Baseline 256 5.10 (0.98)   272 5.03 (0.90)      
 12 months 203 5.04 (0.96)   221 5.07 (0.95)      
 Difference to baseline transformed 202 −0.05 (0.74) −0.16 to 0.05 221 0.09 (0.57) 0.01 to 0.16 1.00 (0.98 to 1.03) 0.752 0.98 (0.95 to 1.00) 0.072
HDL cholesterol mmol/La
 Baseline 256 1.34 (0.31)   272 1.36 (0.34)      
 12 months 203 1.35 (0.31)   221 1.39 (0.35)      
 Difference to baseline transformed 202 0.01 (0.19) −0.02 to 0.04 221 0.02 (0.17) −0.00 to 0.04 0.98 (0.95 to 1.01) 0.267 0.99 (0.97 to 1.02) 0.541
Triglycerides mmol/La
 Baseline 256 1.52 (0.70)   272 1.46 (0.75)      
 12 months 203 1.47 (0.70)   221   1.39 to 1.61     
 Difference to baseline transformed 202 −0.04 (0.66) −0.13 to 0.06 221 0.03 (0.57) −0.04 to 0.11 1.03 (0.98 to 1.09) 0.280 0.96 (0.90 to 1.03) 0.265
Mean Systolic blood pressure mmHga
 Baseline 279 129.76 (16.22)   280 131.93 (16.18)      
 12 months 226 129.35 (16.82)   238 131.29 (16.96)      
 Difference to baseline transformed 226 −0.61 (13.06) −2.32 to 1.10 237 −0.59 (14.87) −2.50 to 1.31 0.98 (0.97 to 1.00) 0.039 1.00 (0.98 to 1.02) 0.976
Mean Diastolic blood pressure mmHga
 Baseline 279 80.14 (10.45)   280 80.94 (10.33)      
 12 months 226 79.74 (10.10)   238 80.13 (9.81) 78.87 to 81.38     
 Difference to baseline transformed 226 −0.36 (8.14) −1.42 to 0.71 237 −0.44 (8.78) −1.57 to 0.68 0.99 (0.98 to 1.01) 0.318 1.00 (0.98 to 1.02) 0.888
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