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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of the BCPP and MDPP groups

From: Testing a breast cancer prevention and a multiple disease prevention weight loss programme amongst women within the UK NHS breast screening programme—a randomised feasibility study

  BCPP (n = 45) MDPP (n = 81)
Age (years)a 59.1 (4.8) 51.7-73.7 60.3 (5.4) 51.2-72.0
BMI (kg/m2)a 31.1 (4.8) 25.6-46.9 31.6 (4.4) 25.0-43.8
Overweightb 23 (51.1) 37 (45.7)
Obeseb 22 (48.9) 44 (54.3)
Townsend quintileb
 1 (least deprived) 12 (26.7) 28 (34.6)
 2 21 (46.7) 31 (38.3)
 3 9 (20) 16 (19.8)
 4 3 (6.7) 4 (4.9)
 5 (most deprived) 0 (0) 2 (2.5)
First degree relative with breast cancerb 12 (26.7) 28 (34.6)
Pre, peri/postmenopausalb 7 (15.6)/38 (84.4) 9 (11.1)/72 (88.9)
Current smokerb 3 (6.7) 6 (7.4)
Ethnicityb
 White British 42 (93.3) 80 (98.8)
 Asian 2 (4.4) 0
 Afro-Caribbean 1 (2.2) 1 (1.2)
Time since receiving breast cancer risk feedback (months)a 11.6 (15.6) 1-63 13.2 (13.7) 1-54
Previous commercial weight loss programmeb 28 (62.2) 49 (60.5)
Previous primary care weight loss serviceb 2 (4.4) 4 (4.9)
  1. aMean (SD) minimum-maximum
  2. bN (%)