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Table 3 Comparisons of demographic characteristics, weight loss experience, and completion of the 6-month assessment of randomized participants by recruitment source: men only (N = 111)

From: Using targeting to recruit men and women of color into a behavioral weight loss trial

 Non-targeted recruitment, n = 49Targeted recruitment, n = 62p value
Demographics
 Non-Hispanic White, n (%)41 (83.7)51 (82.3)0.84
 Age, M ± SD52.3 ± 9.047.5 ± 10.60.01
 Objective BMI, M ± SD35.7 ± 3.935.9 ± 3.90.72
 Income ≥ $75,000, n (%)42 (85.7)44 (71.0)0.06
 ≥ College degree, n (%)40 (81.6)43 (69.4)0.14
 Employed full-time, n (%)a45 (91.8)51 (83.6)0.20
 Married/partnered, n (%)40 (81.6)47 (75.8)0.46
Weight loss experience
 Lifetime total weight loss, lbs., mdn (IQR)126.0 (51.8; 213.0)103.3 (51.8; 84.0)0.56
 Total weight loss strategies, M ± SD3.0 ± 1.62.4 ± 1.80.08
 Self-weighing frequency ≥ weekly, n (%)25 (51.0)27 (43.6)0.43
Complete 6-month assessment, n (%)47 (95.9)56 (90.3)0.26
  1. Values are observed means and standard deviations, counts and percentage, or median and interquartile range (total weight loss only)
  2. an = 110