Table 3

Changes of obesity degree (Overweight, obese, non severely obese, severely obese) in the two groups, from baseline to the end of follow-up

Decrease of obesity degree

Increase of obesity degree


TEP

DT

TEP

DT


Overweight

25%(2/7)

29.17% (7/24)

12.5%(1/7)

33.33%(8/24)

Obese

39.74%(31/78)*

19.75%(16/81)*

Non severely obese

38.5%(10/26)

19.6%(9/46)

11.5%(3/26)

15.2%(7/46)

Severely obese

40.4%(21/52)

20%(7/35)


*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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