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Table 3 Change in depression, smoking, and physical activity outcomes

From: Feasibility and acceptability of a multiple risk factor intervention: The Step Up randomized pilot trial

  Mean Change a   95% CI b for Difference  
  Experimental Control Difference in Means Lower Upper p
Mean change in SCL-D c:       
   Month 4 -0.70 -0.49 -0.21 -0.61 0.18 0.28
   Month 6 -0.68 -0.32 -0.36 -0.78 0.06 0.09
Mean change cigs/day d:       
   Month 4 -3.2 -1.8 -1.3 -4.1 1.4 0.34
   Month 6 -2.1 -2.4 0.3 -2.3 2.9 0.83
Mean change in Days Walked/week:     
   Month 4 1.17 0.13 1.04 -0.17 2.24 0.09
   Month 6 1.13 0.74 0.39 -1.21 1.99 0.62
Mean change in minutes/week of Moderate PA e:       
   Month 4 71 38 33 -220 285 0.80
   Month 6 121 96 25 -251 299 0.86
Mean change in minutes/week of Vigorous PA e:       
   Month 4 1 78 -77 -190 36 0.18
   Month 6 3 60 -57 -179 65 0.35
  Experimental Control Odds Ratio 95% CI p
Percent made Quit Attempt       
   Month 4 67% 48% 2.18 0.68 7.30 0.19
   Month 6 83% 65% 2.67 0.70 11.60 0.15
Percent abstinent:       
   Month 4 15% 16% 0.91 0.19 4.31 0.91
   Month 6 11% 20% 0.50 0.90 2.29 0.37
  1. a Mean change from baseline to follow-up.
  2. b Confidence interval (CI).
  3. c Symptom Checklist depression score (SCL-D)
  4. d Cigarettes smoked per day
  5. e Physical activity (PA)