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Table 2 Repeated measures ANOVAs

From: Comparing the effectiveness of two cardiovascular prevention programmes for highly educated professionals in general practice: a randomised clinical trial

  Total sample (n = 255) Mean change Ftime P values MP (n = 82) Mean change MLP (n = 173) Mean change Ftime*condition P values
Medical risk factor Pre mean (SD) Post mean (SD)     Pre mean (SD) Post mean (SD)   Pre mean (SD) Post mean (SD)    
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 131.30 (18.30) 127.55 (16.52) −3.75 10.71** 0.001 132.33 (19.41) 126.01 (18.75) −6.32 130.82 (17.79) 128.28 (15.35) −2.54 1.95 0.164
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 84.39 (11.38) 79.77 (10.52) −4.62 37.16*** 0.000 85.37 (11.61) 79.15 (8.51) −6.22 83.94 (11.27) 80.06 (11.34) −3.88 1.99 0.159
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 188.03 (30.79) 180.38 (30.92) −7.65 15.33*** 0.000 190.00 (33.00) 179.41 (27.61) −10.59 187.09 (29.72) 180.84 (32.44) −6.25 1.02 0.314
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 25.14 (3.99) 25.53 (4.18) 0.39 11.96** 0.001 25.21 (3.85) 25.53 (3.84) 0.32 25.11 (4.07) 25.53 (4.34) 0.42 0.23 0.635
Physical fitness 55.21 (11.13) 53.79 (10.55) −1.42 0.860 0.356 53.70 (8.45) 53.88 (8.95) 0.18 55.83 (12.07) 53.75 (11.20) −2.08 1.22 0.273
Overall CVD risk1 0.011 (0.02) 0.008 (0.01) −0.003 15.68*** 0.000 0.011 (0.020) 0.008 (0.015) −0.004 0.011 (0.015) 0.008 (0.012) −0.002 0.95 0.332
  1. 1 Overall CVD risk is the 10-year risk of dying from a cardiovascular event using the SCORE risk tables.
  2. * < .05; ** < .01; *** < .001.