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Table 1 Baseline characteristics among patients

From: Interventions for lifestyle changes to promote weight reduction, a randomized controlled trial in primary health care

  Intervention group Control group
n Age, mean (SD) 67 45 (13) 66 49 (13)
Male/female (% male) 22/45 (32.8) 15/51 (22.7)
Initial weight, kg, mean (SD) 97.7 (13.7) 95.0 (13.4)
BMI, mean 33.8 33.6
Smoker (n) 10 10
Diabetes (n) 8 10
Hypertension (n) 23 26
Dyslipidemia (n) 22 22
Coronary heart disease (n) 1 5
Arthrosis (n) 23 27