Table 4

Baseline assessment and changes (mean - range) in food intake (g/day) from baseline to 10 weeks
Variable Intervention group (n=152) Control group (n=49) Between group change p
potatoes baseline 96.0 (0–472.5) 99.8 (0–332.5) 0.59†
at 10 weeks 95.3 (0–250.0) 82.6 (0–195.0)
change −0.64 −17.24 16.6 0.28‡
alcohol baseline 38.9 (0–1240.0) 38.3 (0–625.0) 0.64†
at 10 weeks 31.6 (0–1155.0) 56.0 (0–915.0)
change −7.27 17.70 24.97 0.34‡
bread & rolls baseline 133.0 (0–702.0) 141.2 (0–420.0) 0.32†
at 10 weeks 124.3 (0–360.0) 119.3 (0–283.5)
change −8.73 −21.97 13.24 0.38‡
soft drinks baseline 338.9 (0–2900.0) 428.1 (0–2665.0) 0.04†
at 10 weeks 288.1 (0–2150.0) 492.2 (0–2700.0)
change −50.82 64.16 114.98 0.14‡
fruit baseline 97.2 (0–1247.5) 84.1 (0–625.0) 0.65†
at 10 weeks 112.6 (0–1040.0) 73.9 (0–352.5)
change 15.42 −10.14 25.56 0.24‡
vegetables baseline 94.3 (0–690.0) 111.6 (0–1127.5) 0.96†
at 10 weeks 85.5 (0–520.0) 68.5 (0–430.0)
change −8.87 −43.05 34.18 0.23‡
coffee & tea baseline 696.4 (0–4125.0) 761.3 (0–2925.0) 0.73†
at 10 weeks 542.9 (0–2475.0) 632.9 (0–2625.0)
change −153.49 −128.36 25.13 0.78‡
milk baseline 152.6 (0–1087.5) 212.6 (0–1500.0) 0.48†
at 10 weeks 143.4 (0–1437.5) 159.4 (0–650.0)
change 319.20 −53.17 372.37 0.52‡
sweets baseline 52.4 (0–385.5) 69.5 (0–552.0) 0.05†
at 10 weeks 28.4 (0–169.0) 45.5 (0–277.0)
change −24.0 −24.0 0 0.99
water baseline 515.4 (0–2541.3) 480.3 (0–2860.0) 0.33†
at 10 weeks 478.3 (0–2212.5) 595.9 (0–2800.0)
change −37.11 115.61 152.72 0.10‡
meat, fish, eggs baseline 130.0 (0–658.0) 150.5 (0–359.0) 0.04†
at 10 weeks 148.7 (0–461.0) 139.3 (0–402.0)
change 18.19 −11.20 29.39 0.09‡
fatt & sauces baseline 53.8 (0–287.5) 54.6 (0–347.5) 0.81†
at 10 weeks 39.3 (0–215.0) 42.2 (0–140.0)
change −14.57 −12.67 1.9 0.85‡
biscuits baseline 45.0 (0–780.0) 43.8 (0–330.0) 0.82†
at 10 weeks 26.7 (0–240.0) 27.2 (0–160.0)
change −18.35 −16.60 1.75 0.91‡

‡Independent Samples T-test, †Mann Whitney U test.

Verhaeghe et al.

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

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