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Gender differences in response to an opportunistic brief intervention for obesity in primary care: data from the BWeL trial

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Weight loss programmes appeal mainly to women, prompting calls for gender-specific programmes. In the United Kingdom, general practitioners (GPs) refer nine times as many women as men to community weight loss programmes. GPs endorsement and offering programmes systematically could reduce this imbalance. In this trial, consecutively attending patients in primary care with obesity were invited and 1882 were enrolled and randomized to one of two opportunistic 30-second interventions to support w...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/cob.12418

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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0000-0001-9087-3945
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Name:
NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Clinical Obesity More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Article number:
e12418
Publication date:
2020-10-07
Acceptance date:
2020-09-02
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EISSN:
1758-8111
ISSN:
1758-8103
Pmid:
33026192
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1136586
Local pid:
pubs:1136586
Deposit date:
2020-11-27

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