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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