Table 2

Baseline assessment and changes in primary outcomes from baseline to 10 and 36 weeks (ITT)
Variable Intervention group (n=201) Control group (n=83) Between group change p
Weight (kg), mean±SD
  baseline 87.95±20.74 85.19±16.04 0.23
  at 10 weeks 87.60±20.77 85.41±16.49
  change at 10 weeks −0.35±2.15 0.22±2.14 0.57 0.04
  ≥ 5% weight loss, n (%) 11 (5.5%) 3 (3.6%)
  at 36 weeks 88.28±21.03 86.18±16.99
  change at 36 weeks 0.33±3.51 0.99±3.01 0.66 0.14
BMI (kg/m2), mean±SD
  baseline 30.22±6.14 29.52±5.41 0.37
  at 10 weeks 30.10±6.18 29.60±5.56
  change at 10 weeks −0.12±0.75 0.08±0.78 0.20 0.04
  at 36 weeks 30.33±6.26 29.87±5.74
  change at 36 weeks 0.11±1.23 0.35±1.05 0.24 0.14
Waist (cm), mean±SD
  baseline 106.16±16.81 105.21±14.39 0.65
  at 10 weeks 105.87±16.73 105.76±14.72
  change at 10 weeks −0.29±2.18 0.55±2.61 0.84 <0.01
  at 36 weeks 106.32±16.82 106.43±15.10
  change at 36 weeks 0.16±3.41 1.22±3.53 1.06 0.02
Fat mass (%), mean±SD
  baseline 34.17±10.55 33.37±10.63 0.57
  at 10 weeks 33.18±10.62 33.25±10.72
  change at 10 weeks −0.99±2.51 −0.12±1.60 0.87 <0.01
  at 36 weeks 33.76±11.21 34.56±11.04
  change at 36 weeks −0.41±3.57 1.19±2.58 1.60 <0.001

‡ Independent samples t-test.

ITT, intention to treat; kg, kilogramme; BMI, Body Mass Index; cm, centimetre.

Verhaeghe et al.

Verhaeghe et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:657   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-657

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