Table 2

Baseline characteristics of responders and non-responders and dose of the PRO-FIT intervention in the intervention group
Intervention group Control group Non-responders
Gender (% female; N) 57.1; N = 181 56.3; N = 159 53.8; N = 623
Age (years, mean ± SD; N) 44.7 (12.9); N = 181 45.9 (13.0);N = 159 45.1 (15.8); N = 623
LDL-C (mmol/l, mean ± SD; N ) 3.7 (1.3); N = 1463 3.7 (1.2); N = 130 4.05 (1.33); N = 110
Participants that received a PRO-FIT*advice log on account 95% (172/181)
Participants that logged on at PRO-FIT*advice and completed at least one module 49% (85/172)
Participants that logged on at PRO-
FIT*advice and completed the module on:
Physical activity 41% (71/172)
Fat intake 35% (60/172)
Fruit intake 37% (64/172)
Vegetable intake 34% (59/172)
Smoking 14% (24/172)
Compliance to statin therapy 26% (44/172)
Participants that formulated an action plan at PRO-FIT*advice for at least 1 of the modules1 31% (53/172)
Participants that received face-to-face counselling 99% (179/181)
Telephone booster calls delivered (mean ± SD; N) 4.2 (1.3); N = 181
Participants that logged on, finished at least 1 module, received face-to-face counselling and at least 1 telephone booster call (=complete intervention-package) 47% (85/181)

N=sample size; SD = standard deviation; Significant differences in baseline characteristics between control and intervention group (P < 0.05) are printed in bold font.

1 Action planning was not possible in the advice module on compliance to statin therapy.

Broekhuizen et al.

Broekhuizen et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:348   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-348

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