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Table 2 Health information seeking behavior and readiness to change for high versus low/non attenders (at Baseline)

From: Factors influencing participation in a vascular disease prevention lifestyle program among participants in a cluster randomized trial

  High attenders Low/non attenders Significance
Categories:    
Doctor-Dependent Active 0 (0%) 0 (0%) P = 0.598
Doctor- Dependent Passive 40 (38.5%) 26 (42.6%)
Independent Active 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Independent Passive 65 (61.5%) 35 (57.4%)
Contemplation/preparation/action stage of change for increasing fruit and vege 52 (47.7%) 41 (51.3%) P = 0.268
Contemplation/preparation/action stage of change for decreasing dietary fat intake 63 (57.8%) 46 (58.2%) P = 0.823
Contemplation/preparation/action stage of change for doing more physical activity 83 (72.8%) 51 (64.6%) P = 0.401
Contemplation/preparation/action stage of change for drinking less alcohol 33 (43.4%) 25 (44.6%) P = 0.346
Contemplation/preparation/action stage of change for quitting smoking 12 (44.4) 7 (33.3) P = 0.148
Contemplation/preparation/action stage of change for losing weight 79 (71.2) 54 (70.1) P = 0.857