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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the control and intervention group

From: No significant improvement of cardiovascular disease risk indicators by a lifestyle intervention in people with Familial Hypercholesterolemia compared to usual care: results of a randomised controlled trial

  Control group Intervention group
Gender (% female; N) 56.3; N = 159 57.1; N = 181
Age (years, mean ± SD; N) 45.9 (13.0); N = 159 44.7 (12.9); N = 181
Education (%; N) low medium high 3.6 62.8 33.6; N = 137 3.1 58.2 38.7; N = 163
BMI (kg/m2, mean ± SD; N) 27.1 (5.3); N = 159 26.0 (4.7); N = 181
Medication use (% yes; N) 69.6; N = 159 68.8; N = 181
LDL-C (mmol/l, mean ± SD; N) 3.7 (1.2); N = 130 3.7 (1.3); N = 146
  1. N = sample size; SD = standard deviation; BMI = body mass index; Significant differences between control and intervention group (P < 0.05) are printed in bold font.
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