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Table 1 Group characteristics.

From: Successful Reach and Adoption of a workplace health promotion RCT targeting a group of high-risk workers

   Consenters Non-consenters Level of sign. Participants Non-participants Level of sign.
   (n = 371) (n = 202) p (n = 363) (n = 395) P
Age
(Years)
N 371 198   363 390  
  mean 44.7 44.9 ns 44.8 43.9 ns
  sd 9.4 11.1   9.3 11.5  
Sex
(Females)
N 371 201   363 372  
  % 81 81 ns 81 80 ns
BMI
(kg/m2)
N 323 163   312 185  
  mean 26.8 25.6 <.05 26.9 25.5 <.01
  sd 4.9 5.1   4.8 5.0  
Job seniority
(Years)
N 300 150   290 171  
  mean 9.1 10.1 ns 9.2 10.0 ns
  sd 8.6 9.6   8.5 9.7  
Working hours
(Hours/week)
N 338 191   327 213  
  mean 34.9 34.0 ns 34.7 34.2 ns
  sd 6.3 7.3   6.7 6.9  
PHA
(1-4)
N 305 149   294 167  
  mean 2.3 2.3 ns 2.3 2.3 ns
  sd 0.9 0.9   0.9 0.9  
Diseases
(1-4)
N 112 62   111 63  
  mean 0.7 0.3 <.01 0.7 0.3 <.01
  sd 1.0 0.6   1.0 0.6  
  1. Characteristics of consenters versus non-consenters and participants versus non-participants.
  2. n = number of responders, sd = standard deviation, ns = non-significant to the level of p = 0.05.