Table 1

Reasons for withdrawal from the study at each 3 month interval for the low carbohydrate and low fat groups.

Base to 3 months

3 to 6 months

6 to 9 months

Total


Lack of Attendance

0/0

2/6

7/1

9/7

Disliked the Dietary Protocol During Maintenance

NA

3/0

1/1

4/1

Unable to Comply with a Liquid VLED During Weight Loss

4/3

NA

NA

4/3

Injury

0/0

2/0

0/0

2/0

Disliked Record Keeping or Other Components of the Program

0/0

1/4

0/2

1/6

Monetary Conflict

0/0

1/0

0/1

1/1

Pregnant

0/0

1/0

0/0

1/0

Work Conflicts

0/0

1/2

0/1

1/3

Family Conflict

0/0

0/0

0/2

0/2

Moved from Area

0/0

0/1

0/0

0/1

Total Dropouts

4/3

11/13

8/8

23/24


Low carbohydrate/low fat

LeCheminant et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:36   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-36

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