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Table 5 Self-reported or measured weight at 9 to 12 months after termination of the programme (n = 111)

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

Weight self-reported/measured (kg) after 9–12 months
All participants (n = 111)
 Mean 79.275
 SD 16.15
 Minimum 53.5
 Maximum 142.0
Males (n = 32)
 Mean 92.747
 SD 17.40
 Minimum 62.0
 Maximum 142.0
Females (n = 79)
 Mean 73.818
 SD 11.9613
 Minimum 53.5
 Maximum 109.0
Changes in weight (comparison between last visit and follow-up period) Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Weight loss (n = 49)
Weight loss ≤ 1 kg 22 18.8
Weight loss 1– ≤ 5 kg 27 23.1
Weight gain (n = 14)
Weight gain ≤ 1 kg 6 5.1
Weight gain 1– ≤ 5 kg 7 6.0
Weight gain > 5 kg 1 0.9
No change between the weight measured at the last visit (n = 48)
No change 48 41.0
% total weight loss after 9–12 months follow-up (compared to initial visit) Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
 0–5% 8 6.8
 5–10% 50 42.7
  > 10% 53 45.3
Males (n = 32)
 0–5% 3 9.4
 5–10% 16 50.0
  > 10% 13 40.6
Females (n = 79)
 0–5% 5 5.9
 5–10% 34 40.0
  > 10% 40 47.1
  1. Furthermore, a one-sample t-test showed that the mean percentage of weight change between the last and the follow-up visit (mean = -0.57, SD = 1.79) was statistically significant (P-value < 0.001)