Table 2

Participant characteristics

Participant Number

Gender

Age

Mean = 64

Group

I: Intervention

C: Control

Year of follow up

Success

f. fat reduction

c. calorie reduction

a. activity increase

n. no success

Employment status

1. retired

2. working

3. unable to work

Marital status

1. married or co-habiting

2. single

3. separated or divorced

4. widowed

Standard occupational classification (previous if not now working)

2. professional

3. associate professional

4. administrative

5. skilled trade

8. process operatives

9. elementary occupations


1

M

67

I

5

f

1

1

5

2

F

63

I

5

a

1

4

9

3

M

66

C

3

a

1

4

9

4

M

51

I

4

acf

2

2

9

5

M

72

I

4

cf

1

1

8

6

M

74

C

3

cf

1

1

9

7

M

67

I

3

acf

1

1

2

8

M

72

I

3

a

1

1

2

9

F

57

C

4

f

3

1

2

10

F

60

I

3

af

1

1

2

11

F

47

C

4

af

2

1

3

12

F

72

C

5

f

1

3

5

13

F

68

I

5

c

1

3

4

14

M

70

C

4

c

1

1

15

F

56

I

3

n

3

1

9


Penn et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:235   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-235

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