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Table 2 Engagement with key components of the intervention

From: Promoting physical activity in a multi-ethnic population at high risk of diabetes: the 48-month PROPELS randomised controlled trial

  Walking Away (N=450) Walking Away Plus (N=456)
Programme attendance % n % n
 Attended initial education session 79.3 357 80.9 369
 Attended 12-month refresher session 57.3 258 60.3 275
 Attended 24-month refresher session 49.6 223 55.5 253
 Attended 36-month refresher session 48.9 220 50.4 230
 Attended at least 1 follow-up annual support session 67.6 304 69.7 318
Phone call and text messaging intervention     
 Registered with text service    77.6 354
 Received initial telephone call    69.1 315
 Received at least 1 telephone call during the trial    85.1 388
 Asked for text messaging service to be stopped    18.9 67