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Table 5 Changes in outcomes among participants who completed 2 years in the program (n = 137 unless otherwise specified)

From: Factors associated with participant retention in a clinical, intensive, behavioral weight management program

  Change from baseline p-value
Weight (kg) −15 ± 12 <0.0001
Body mass index (kg/m 2 ) −5.1 ± 4.0 <0.0001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) −5 ± 16 0.0002
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) (n = 119) 11 ± 9 <0.0001
Mean number of medications   
  Blood pressure −0.34 <0.0001
  Lipid lowering −0.09 0.0068
  Depression 0.09 0.0011
EQ-5D (n = 87) 0.06 ± 0.12 <0.0001
IWQOL-lite* (n = 87) 15 ± 13 <0.0001
IDS-SR** (n = 70) −2.6 ± 7.0 0.0026
  1. *Impact of Weight on Quality-of-Life-Lite.
  2. **Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology-Self Report.