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Table 2 Attendance and engagement with WW interventions, presented by intervention arm

From: The impact of participant mental health on attendance and engagement in a trial of behavioural weight management programmes: secondary analysis of the WRAP randomised controlled trial

WW session attendance and engagement with programme resources
  CP12 CP52
Attendance at WW sessions in first 3-months
(CP12 (n = 272); CP52 (n = 360))
Mean number of sessions attended (± SD) 9.63 ± 3.44 9.73 ± 3.41
Low attendance (n %) (≤4 sessions) 35 (13%) 55 (15%)
Moderate attendance (n %) (> 4 & ≤ 8 sessions) 33 (12%) 29 (8%)
High attendance (n %) (> 8 & ≤ 12 sessions) 204 (75%) 276 (77%)
Frequency of using WW e-tools/online resources
(CP12 (n = 355); CP52 (n = 400))
Daily/Almost daily 62 (17%) 91 (23%)
3–5 times per week 30 (8%) 40 (10%)
1–2 times per week 63 (18%) 67 (17%)
Never/Almost never 200 (56%) 202 (51%)
Frequency of using the WW mobile phone app
(CP12 (n = 356); CP52 (n = 401))
Daily/Almost daily 35 (10%) 60 (15%)
3–5 times per week 15 (4%) 15 (4%)
1–2 times per week 22 (6%) 32 (8%)
Never/Almost never 284 (80%) 294 (73%)
  1. Abbreviations: WW formerly Weight Watchers, SD Standard Deviation, CP12–12 week commercial weight management programme (WW), CP52–52 week commercial weight management programme (WW)