Table 1 Baseline characteristics of intervention and reference groups

Characteristics were not significantly different between groups.

CHARACTERISTICINTERVENTION GROUP N = 33REFERENCE GROUP N = 35P VALUE
Mean age62.7 y ± 15.1 SD61.6 y ± 10.3 SD.72
Proportion of women61%52%.48
Mean follow-up time19.7 mo ± 7.4 SD19.1 mo ± 6.2 SD.70
  • SD—standard deviation.