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Table 3 Participant characteristics

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

  Intervention
n = 279
Comparison
n = 281
Total:
n = 560
Demographic characteristics
 Age (years)
  Mean (SD) 58.8 (5.2) 59.5 (5.7) 59.1 (5.4)
 SIMD quintile (%)
  1 (most deprived) 21 (7.5) 15 (5.3) 36 (6.4)
  2 25 (9.0) 29 (10.3) 54 (9.6)
  3 38 (13.6) 39 (13.9) 77 (13.8)
  4 65 (23.3) 60 (21.4) 125 (22.3)
  5 (least deprived) 128 (45.9) 135 (48.0) 263 (47.0)
  Unknown 2 (0.7) 3 (1.1) 5 (0.9)
 Ethnicity (%)
  White, British 265 (95.0%) 265 (94.3%) 547 (94.6%)
  White, Irish 4 (1.4%) 1 (0.4%) 5 (0.9%)
  White, other 4 (1.4%) 8 (2.8%) 12 (2.1%)
  Mixed 0 (0%) 2 (0.7%) 2 (0.4%)
  Asian Indian 1 (0.4%) 1 (0.4%) 2 (0.4%)
  Asian, Pakistani 2 (0.7%) 0 (0%) 2 (0.4%)
  Asian, Chinese 1 (0.4%) 0 (0%) 1 (0.2%)
  Asian, other 2 (0.7%) 1 (0.4%) 3 (0.5%)
  Other 0 (0%) 2 (0.7%) 2 (0.4%)
  Do not wish to complete 0 (0%) 1 (0.4%) 1 (0.2%)
 Education, highest level (%)
  Secondary 57 (20.4) 62 (22.1) 119 (21.3)
  Other professional/technical qualification 90 (32.3) 84 (29.9) 174 (31.1)
  University degree 132 (47.3) 135 (48.0) 267 (47.7)
 Employment (%)
  Retired 90 (32.3) 98 (34.9) 188 (33.6)
  Unemployed 2 (0.7) 7 (2.5) 9 (1.6)
  Employed full-time 91 (32.6) 90 (32.0) 181 (32.3)
  Employed part-time 71 (25.4) 65 (23.1) 136 (24.3)
  Student full-time 2 (0.7) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.4)
  Student part-time 0 (0.0) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.2)
  Other (please specify) 23 (8.2) 20 (7.1) 43 (7.7)
 Home status (%)
  Owner occupied 255 (91.4) 257 (91.5) 512 (91.4)
  Rented 24 (8.6) 24 (8.5) 48 (8.6)