Primary care referral to a commercial provider for weight loss treatment versus standard care: a randomised controlled trial

Author: Jebb, S. A. Country/countries: Australia, Germany, United Kingdom Number of patients participating in the study: 772 This study was focused on patients living with Obesity
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Intervention components: UC
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Setting of implementation: Primary care centers (GPs) Professionals delivering the intervention: Physicians Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring, action-based and emotional-based behavioural techniques and social support lead by peers delivered in groups Intervention components: E+MT+AB+EB+SS+P+G
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Setting of implementation: Community-based care, Virtual location Professionals delivering the intervention: Educator, Peer, Service Targeted self-management behaviours: Eating behaviours, Physical activity /exercise, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Έκβαση Μέτρο Tool
Comorbidities managament Systolic pressure N/A
Comorbidities managament Diastolic pressure N/A
Weight management Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A
Weight management Waist size N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 47.4 years (+/- a standard deviation of 12.9) Gender: 668 females Time since diagnosis of Obesity: N/A Severity of the disease: 31.4 (+/- a standard deviation of 26.0) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Έκβαση Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Comorbidities managament - Systolic pressure
Comorbidities managament - Diastolic pressure
Weight management - Weight (Kgs/lbs)
Weight management - Waist size