Table 1

Baseline characteristics of intervention and control patients at baseline (n = 699)
Intervention (n = 384) Control (n = 315)
Demographic characteristics Number (%) Number (%)
Female 232 (60.4%) 169 (53.7%)
Age
40–55 years 96 (25.0%) 78 (24.8%)
56–64 years 288 (75.0%) 237 (75.2%)
Tertiary educated 173 (45.1%) 153 (48.6%)
Employed 254 (66.1%) 225 (71.4%)
Own accommodation 308 (80.2%) 249 (79%)
Risk factors
Body mass index ≥25 229 (59.6%) 166 (52.7%)
Portions of fruit and vegetables consumed per day <7 308 (80.2%) 263 (83.5%)
Physical activity score <4 209 (54.4%) 193 (61.3%)
Tobacco smoker 45 (11.7%) 43 (13.7%)
Alcohol intake >2 standard drinks per day 120 (31.3%) 99 (31.4%)
Psychological distress Average score (SD) Average score (SD)
K10 Score 15.61 (5.73) 15.77 (5.71)

McKenzie et al.

McKenzie et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:190   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-190

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