Table 2

Differences between people lost to follow up and those who completed the study at 12 months

Trial completers n=188Non-completers n=72Statistical significance
Age (y)50.2 (8.1)51.2 (7.7)p=0.19
Sex (% male)48.9%43.1%p=0.39
Physical activity profile
Total time (median minutes per week (IQR))
    Activities MET value >330 (0 to 120)37.5 (0 to 120)p=0.95
    Activities sweat/breathless0 (0 to 45)0 (0 to 43.7)p=0.81
Frequency (median sessions per week (IQR))
    Activities MET value >31 (0 to 4)1 (0 to 3)p=0.92
    Activities sweat/breathless0 (0 to 2)0 (0 to 2)p=0.79
Stages of change
Level 116.4%20%
Level 235.0%31.4%
Level 312.0%11.4%
Level 436.0%37.1%p=0.90