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Table 3 Overview of HDHK RCT and community trial measures

From: The 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids' community effectiveness trial: study protocol of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for fathers and their children

Measure RCT Community trial
PHYSICAL MEASURES
Weight Father & child(ren): Digital scale Father & child(ren): Digital scale
Height Father & child(ren): Portable stadiometer Father & child(ren): Portable stadiometer
BMI Father: (kg/m2).
Child(ren): (kg/m2) and z-scores.
Father: (kg/m2).
Child(ren): (kg/m2) and z-scores.
Waist circumference Father: 1) level with the umbilicus and 2) the widest point.
Child(ren): 1) level with the umbilicus and 2) the narrowest point + z-scores.
Father: 1) level with the umbilicus and 2) the greatest circumference point.
Child(ren): 1) level with the umbilicus and 2) the narrowest point + z-scores.
Blood Pressure and Resting Heart Rate Father & child(ren): Digital electronic monitor. Not measured
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SEDENTARY BEHAVIOR
Physical activity (PA) Father & child(ren): Yamax200 pedometers for 7 consecutive days. Father: Modified version of the Godin Leisure-Time Exercise Questionnaire (GLTEQ) [39].
Eldest child (Father proxy): Children's Leisure Activities Study Survey (CLASS) questionnaire [41].
Sedentary Behaviors Father: Modified Sitting Questionnaire [42, 43].
Eldest child: (Mother proxy) modified (CLASS) [41]
Father: Modified Sitting Questionnaire [42, 43].
Eldest child (Father proxy): Indoor based activities section of CLASS [41].
NUTRITION AND DIETARY BEHAVIORS
Dietary intake Father: Australian Eating Survey (AES) [44].
Eldest child (Mother proxy): Australian Child and Adolescent Eating Survey (ACAES) [46].
Father: Modified AES relating to 8 key nutritional messages
Eldest child (Father proxy): Modified AES relating to 8 key nutritional messages.
Portion size Not measured. Father: Photographs from the Dietary Questionnaire for Epidemiological Studies Version 2 [49].
Alcohol Consumption Not measured Father: Modified Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test 2009 [52].
Parenting strategies for eating & PA Father and mother (about eldest child): Parenting Strategies for Eating and Activity Scale (PEAS) [56]. Father (about eldest child): PEAS [56].
Child Feeding Habits Mother (about eldest child): Child Feeding Questionnaire [55]. Not measured
PARENTING STRATEGIES
Parenting for PA & nutrition Father (about eldest child): A combination of parenting measures from previously validated sources with some new items Father (about eldest child): A combination of parenting measures from previously validated sources with some new items
Parental engagement Father (about eldest child): Parental Engagement Questionnaire [63, 64] and additional questions on father's physical play Father (about eldest child): Modified Parental Engagement Questionnaire (also questions relating to the father's perceptions of father's physical play with their eldest child).
Attitudes to rough and tumble play Not measured. Father: Semi structured interview
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Socio-demographic information Father & child(ren): Age and socioeconomic status Father & child(ren): Age and socioeconomic status