Table 2: Mean changes in selected risk factors in 225 participants of the Athens, OH, CHIP classes, compared to 5066 participants who participated in CHIP interventions in the US (Rankin et al. [8]).

VariablesAthens (1)Rankin study (2) : (1) versus (2)
Δ (%)SD Δ (%)SD

BMI (kg/m2)208−3.54.0<0.0014536−3.23.0<0.001>0.2
SBP (mmHg)203−4.711.5<0.0014579−4.918.7<0.001>0.2
DBP (mmHg)203−1.713.60.0854577−5.312.9<0.001<0.001
TC (mg/dL)214−10.313.2<0.0014674−11.013.8<0.001>0.2
LDL (mg/dL)210−10.321.5<0.0014568−13.021.1<0.0010.080
HDL (mg/dL)214−10.213.0<0.0014673−4.78.8<0.001<0.001
TG (mg/dL)2140.038.0>0.24669−7.742.8<0.0010.005
FPG (mg/dL)213−4.111.1<0.0013689−6.121.3<0.0010.018