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Table 3 Potential barriers to healthy lifestyle program recruitment reported by the overall study population (quantitative)

From: Engaging rural women in healthy lifestyle programs: insights from a randomized controlled trial

“Why do you think other women in your community did not join this program?”
They were not aware of this program 298 (65 %)
Work commitments 295 (64 %)
Family commitments 228 (50 %)
Feeling self-conscious or embarrassed to attend program among your community members 180 (40 %)
Session time was inconvenient 133 (29 %)
They are not concerned by their weight 113 (25 %)
Venue was inconvenient 35 (7.5 %)
  1. Results presented as relative frequencies (%)