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Table 4 Opportunity for lifestyle intervention among clients referred to community nurse teams

From: Is there scope for community health nurses to address lifestyle risk factors? the community nursing SNAP trial

Risk Factors Number of clients identified as at risk * Stages of Readiness to Change Percentage of clients open to change not having received advice in last 3 months Opportunity for intervention
  A Pre-contemplative Open to change C/B (%) B/A × C/B
= C/A (%)
    Contemplative In preparation In action Percentage of 'Open to change' clients B/A (%)   
Overweight/obese clients to lose wt 574 2015 (35.0%) 32 (5.6%) 55 (9.6%) 286 (50.2%) 373/574 (65.0%) 327/373 (87.7%) 327/574
(57.0%)
Quit smoking 137 36 (26.3%) 17 (12.4%) 12 (8.8%) 72 (52.6%) 101/137 (73.8%) 96/101 (95.0%) 96/137
(70.1%)
Reduce alcohol intake 293 152 (51.9%) 7 (2.4%) 28 (9.6%) 106(36.2%) 141/293 (48.2%) 131/141 (92.9%) 131/293
(44.7%)
Increase physical activity 208 33 (15.9%) 28 (13.5%) 50 (24.0%) 97 (46.0%) 175/208 (83.5%) 158/175 (90.3%) 158/208
(76.0%)
Improve eating habits and nutrition 620 252 (40.6%) 25 (4.0%) 69 (11.1%) 274 (44.2%) 368/620 (59.4%) 318/368 (86.4%) 318/620
(51.3%)
  1. * excluded those with missing RTC