Table 2

Children distribution by obesity degree from baseline to follow-up following TEP and DT

Obesity Degree

Therapeutic Education Program (TEP)

Dietetic Therapy (DT)


Baseline

Follow-up

Baseline

Follow-up


Overweight

n. 7

n. 14 (+8.2%)

n. 24

n.19 (-4.8%)

Obesity (including severe obesity)

n. 78

n. 64 (-16.5%)

n. 81

n.78 (-2.9%)

Severe obesity*

n. 52

n. 36 (-18.8%)

n. 35

n.35 (0%)

Normal weight

n.0

n.7 (8.2%)

n.0

n.8 (7.6%)


* p < 0.01

TEP: Therapeutic Education Program

DT: Dietetic Therapy.

Tanas et al. BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:33   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-7-33

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