Table 1

Baseline characteristics

Intervention (n=16)Control (n=15)
Demographics
 Age
  Mean (SD)48.3 (16.2)39.7 (16.0)
 Gender
  Male
  Female
15 (94%)
1 (6%)
10 (67%)
5 (33%)
 Ethnicity
  White
  Asian
  Black
13 (87%)
1 (7%)
1 (7%)
14 (93%)
1 (7%)
0
 Computer literacy
  <5
  5–6
  >6
3 (19%)
7 (44%)
6 (37%)
5 (33%)
7 (47%)
3 (20%)
 Living alone?
  Yes
  No
2 (13%)
14 (87%)
3 (20%)
12 (80%)
 Employment status
  Employed
  Self-employed
  In education
  Retired
  Unemployed
  Incapacity
8 (50%)
2 (13%)
0
5 (31%)
0
1 (6%)
9 (60%)
2 (13%)
2 (13%)
1 (7%)
1 (7%)
0
 Recruitment route
  Clinical*
  Community†
10 (63%)
6 (38%)
9 (60%)
6 (40%)
  • *British Stammering Association, GP and SLT poster, GP and SLT search and mail out.

  • †Supermarket poster, Twitter, study website, local media, newsletter, university publicity, word of mouth.