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Table 3 Percentage session content addressed by the advisors

From: Treatment fidelity in the Camden Weight Loss (CAMWEL) intervention assessed from recordings of advisor-participant consultations

Content of topics Session 9 Session 10 Session 11 Total N = 22
N = 10 N = 6 N = 6
1. Review of general progress
 Discussing goals from previous session
 General feedback and encouragement
 Uncovering barriers
85% 71% 98% 85%
2. Review of previous topic and handouts
 Participant’s use of information from last session (Positive Thinking/Avoiding the Slippery Slope/Social Eating)
 Uncovering barriers
 Participant’s use of handouts
13% 0% 3% 8%
3. Review of pedometer counts and physical activity
 Pedometer use and step counts
 Appreciation of participant’s efforts
 Use of handout about walks
42% 60% 12% 39%
4. Taking weight and waist measurements 100% 100% 92%a 98%
5. Reviewing weight change 75% 83% 100% 84%
6. Presenting new topic
 Discussing topic with examples (Avoiding the Slippery Slope, Social Eating, Staying on Course)
68% 21% 79% 60%
7. Setting goals, developing action plans and assigning home activities
 Encouragement to keep on track
 New information leaflets
 Reminder to use pedometer
11% 13% 39% 24%
8. Setting date of next appointment 80%a 83% 100% 86%
Totals 39% 35% 49% 41%
  1. a2 data points missing due to problems with the recording