International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Telemedical Coaching Improves Long-Term Weight Loss in Overweight Persons: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Table 2

Distribution of BMI categories between groups at baseline.

TMC group (n=58)TM group (n=61)Control group (n=61)

Overweight (BMI <30 kg/m2) [n]19 (32.8%)17 (27.9%)14 (23.0%)

Moderately obese (BMI 30-34,9 kg/m2) [n]20 (34.5%)26 (42.6%)25 (41.0%)

Severely obese (BMI 35-39,9 kg/m2) [n]16 (27.6%)13 (21.3%)13 (21.3%)

Very severely obese (BMI >40 kg/m2) [n]3 (5.2%)5 (8.2%)9 (14.8%)

TMC, telemedical coaching group; TM, telemedical group. Frequency of BMI categories was not different between all groups.

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