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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (SD or %)

From: Community health workers improve diabetes care in remote Australian Indigenous communities: results of a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial

  Control (95% CI) Intervention (95% CI) All (95%CI) p-value
Number of participants 113 100 213  
Mean age (years) 47.8 (46.2-49.5) 47.9 (45.8-50.0) 47.9 (46.6-49.2) 0.948
Number (%) women 66.4 (57.6-75.2) 58.0 (48.2-67.8) 62.4 (55.9-69.0) 0.208
Unemployed (%) 52.2 (42.9-61.5) 40.0 (30.3-49.7) 46.5 (39.7-53.2) 0.204
Did not complete 12 years education (%) 61.9 (52.9-71.0) 73.0 (64.2-81.8) 67.1 (60.8-73.5) 0.344
Median annual (IQR) household income ($) 17420 (12480–33800) 20215 (13585–31200) 18200 (13000–32500) 0.598
“Not enough money for food” (%) 40.7 (31.6-49.9) 37.0 (27.4-46.6) 39.0 (32.4-45.6) 0.580
Median score (IQR) TOFLA 90.0 (81.1-94.1) 80.6 (64.9-89.0) 86.1 (71.5-92.1) <0.001
No of people per household median (IQR) 5 (3–7) 4 (3–7) 4 (3–7) 0.608
Median AQoL mental health score (IQR) max = 1 0.93 (0.89-0.98) 0.93 (0.91-0.94) 0.93 (0.89-0.95) 0.688
Current smoker (%) 37.6 (28.4-46.8) 40.2 (30.3-50.1) 38.8 (32.1-45.5) 0.231
Mean BMI (kg/m2)* 33.0 (31.2-34.9) 31.9 (29.9-33.9) 32.5 (31.1-33.8) 0.434
  1. *Missing data: BMI n =113.