Table 1

Baseline characteristics of all randomized participants
Control group Intervention group
n = 308 n = 314
Female [n (%)] 185 (60.1) 178 (56.7)
Age [mean (SD), (years)] 43.4 (5.5) 43.6 (5.1)
Level of education [n(%)]a
    ≤ Primary education 103 (33.6) 101 (32.5)
    Secondary education 145 (47.1) 141 (44.9)
    College, university 59 (19.2) 69 (22.0)
Paid job [n (%) yes]b 269 (87.9) 262 (85.6)
Smoking [n (%) yes]a 54 (17.5) 74 (23.9)
T2DM risk [mean (SD)], % 18.8 (8.5) 19.0 (7.8)
CVD risk [mean (SD)]e, % 3.8 (2.9) 4.0 (3.0)
Health utility [mean (SD)]f 0.90 (0.13) 0.88 (0.16)

T2DM, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; CVD, Cardiovascular Disease. a n = 617; b n = 612; c The at the age of 60 years anticipated of developing T2DM in the following 9 years; d The at the age of 60 years anticipated risk of CVD mortality in the following ten years; e n = 619; f n = 612,

van Wier et al.

van Wier et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:45   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-45

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