Obesity treatment for socioeconomically disadvantaged patients in primary care practice

Author: Bennett, G. G. Country/countries: United States Number of patients participating in the study: 365 This study was focused on patients living with Obesity
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: N/A Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring, action-based behavioural techniques and emotional-based behavioural techniques and social support delivered in groups Intervention components: E+MT+AB+EB+SS+G
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Setting of implementation: Community-based care, Outpatient care (hospital) Professionals delivering the intervention: Educator, Service Targeted self-management behaviours: Condition-specific behaviours, Device management, Eating behaviours, Medication use and adherence, Physical activity /exercise, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
Comorbidities managament Systolic pressure N/A
Comorbidities managament Diastolic pressure N/A
Weight management Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A
Weight management BMI - Body Mass Index N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 54.63 years (+/- a standard deviation of 10.9) Gender: N/A Time since diagnosis of Obesity: N/A Severity of the disease: 37.01 (+/- a standard deviation of 5.11) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: 1.0

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

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Outcome 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 - BMI - Body Mass Index

Other publications associated with this study

Weight management among patients at community health centers: the “Be Fit, Be Well” study. Obes Weight Manage