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Table 4 Weight Loss, % total weight loss, BMI and WC outcomes of the 10-week weight management programme (n = 117)

From: Evaluation of pharmacy-led weight management service to minimise the risk of cardiovascular disease

Weight
Weight measured in each visit (kg) 1st visit 2nd visit 3rd visit 4th visit 5th visit 6th visit
Mean 86.98 85.25 83.77 82.45 80.97 79.24
SD 16.85 16.47 16.30 16.27 16.05 15.93
Minimum 57 57 57 57 55.7 53.5
Maximum 155 153 150 148 146 143.5
Mean weight loss between visits 1st to 2nd visit 2nd to 3rd visit 3rd to 4th visit 4th to 5th visit 5th to 6th visit
− 1.72 − 1.49 − 1.32 − 1.48 − 1.72
Total mean weight loss (kg) 7.73, SD 2.51 Minimum total weight loss (Kg) Maximum total weight loss (Kg)
0 16.5
Weight alteration between visits 1st to 2nd visit 2nd to 3rd visit 3rd to 4th visit 4th to 5th visit 5th to 6th visit
Frequency of participants (n)/Percentage of participants (%)
Weight loss 110/94 112/95.7 107/91.5 110/94 117/100
No change 7/6 5/4.3 8/6.8 3/2.6  
Weight gain - - 2/1.7 4/3.4  
% total weight loss achievements Frequency (n) Percentage (%) Minimum % total weight loss Maximum % total weight loss Mean % total weight loss SD
 < 5% 3 2.6 0 16 8.97 2.65
5–10% 59 50.4
 > 10% 55 47.0
BMI
BMI measured in each visit (kg/m2) 1st visit 2nd visit 3rd visit 4th visit 5th visit 6th visit
Mean 31.14 30.52 29.99 29.51 28.99 28.36
SD 4.34 4.24 4.23 4.24 4.20 4.18
Minimum 25.08 24.56 24.14 23.73 23.31 22.48
Maximum 47.84 47.22 46.30 45.68 45.06 44.29
Mean BMI loss between visits 1st to 2nd visit 2nd to 3rd visit 3rd to 4th visit 4th to 5th visit 5th to 6th visit
− 0.6151 − 0.5314 − 0.4788 − 0.5272 − 0.6235
BMI alterations between visits 1st to 2nd visit 2nd to 3rd visit 3rd to 4th visit 4th to 5th visit 5th to 6th visit
Frequency of participants (n)/Percentage of participants (%)
BMI loss 110 /94 112/95.7 108 /92.3 110/94 117/100
No change 7/6 5/4.3 7/6 3/2.6  
BMI gain 2/ 1.7 4/ 3.4  
WC
WC measured in each visit (cm) 1st visit 2nd visit 3rd visit 4th visit 5th visit 6th visit
Mean 106.49 104.83 103.08 101.68 100.31 98.68
SD 15.00 14.13 14.09 14.04 13.89 13.86
Minimum 79 78 76 75 74 73
Maximum 155 147 149 148 144 144
Mean WC loss between visits 1st to 2nd visit 2nd to 3rd visit 3rd to 4th visit 4th to 5th visit 5th to 6th visit
− 1.66 − 1.75 − 1.40 − 1.36 − 1.64
WC changes between visits 1st to 2nd visit 2nd to 3rd visit 3rd to 4th visit 4th to 5th visit 5th to 6th visit
Frequency of participants (n)/Percentage of participants (%)
WC reduction 88/75.2 94/80.3 94/80.3 98/83.8 106/90.6
No change 21/17.9 17/14.5 17/14.5 16/13.7 10/8.5
WC increase 8/6.8 6/5.1 6/5.1 3/2.6 1/0.9
  1. Note that values with (-) sign shows weight loss and values with ( +) sign shows weight gain