Table 1

Baseline characteristics for all participants who enrolled in a 12 month weight loss trial1
Diet group
All (n= 144) No Choice (n= 73) Choice (n= 71)
Age (years) 58.3 ± 7.4 58.5 ± 6.9 58.0 ± 7.9
Weight (kg) 100.7 ± 17.6 100.6 ± 18.6 100.7 ± 16.7
BMI (kg/m2) 34.9 ± 5.4 35.0 ± 5.5 34.9 ± 4.8
HbA1c (%) 7.1 ± 1.3 7.1 ± 1.2 7.2 ± 1.4
Pre-diabetes (n=) 24 11 13
Diabetes (n=) 120 62 58
Male (n=) 78 38 40
Female (n=) 66 35 31

1Data are means ± SD.

There was no significant difference between participants in the Choice versus the No Choice group for any variable or characteristic using one-way ANOVA.

HbA1c: glycosylated haemoglobin.

Coles et al.

Coles et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014 11:64   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-11-64

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