Table 3

Participant adherence to the ENTICE intervention

AdherenceCall 1Call 2Call 3–6
Total planned calls3939156
Calls delivered39 (100)38 (97)148 (95)
Number of missed calls01 (3)8 (5)
Due to withdrawal from trial2 (1)
 Due to travel2 (1)
 Other*1 (3)4 (3)
Goal setting38 (100)10 (26)23 (61)
 1 goals2 (5)8 (21)12 (32)
 2 goals36 (95)2 (5)7 (18)
 3 goalsN/A†N/A†1 (3)
 4 goalsN/A†N/A†3 (8)
Self-monitoring22/38 (58)29/38 (76)29/38 (76)
Implementation intentions
 Yes14 (37)‡31 (82)37 (97)
 No24 (63)‡7 (18)1 (3)
  • Data are presented as n (%).

  • *One participant decided to get tailored text messages only following call 1.

  • †N/A: Not Applicable - In each call, only two goals could be set or updated.

  • ‡Implementation intentions were not expected to be evident in the first call.

  • ENTICE, Evaluation of iNdividualized Telehealth Intensive Coaching to promote healthy Eating and lifestyle.