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Table 6 Comparison of mean weekly attendance (expressed for each month) between different types of intervention sessions

From: The effect a of community-based social marketing campaign on recruitment and retention of low-income groups into physical activity programmes - a controlled before-and-after study

  Gym session mean (SD) Line dancing mean (SD) Body tone mean (SD) Zumba mean (SD) Salsa mean (SD) F- values df p values
Oct 2010 26.67 (5.51) c 37.33 (1.53) 28.25 (7.93) h 42.50 (6.76) c, h 33.50 (3.87) F = 4.594 4 .016
Nov 2010 16.20 (3.90) c 19.40 (7.57) 18.00 (3.92) 31.50 (11.12) c 24.00 (2.45) F = 3.731 4 .023
Dec 2010 8.00 (1.41) 9.5 (3.54) 6.00 (1.00) h 14.00 (0.00) h 10.67 (2.31) F = 7.740 4 .007
Jan 2011 17.25 (3.86) 14.33 (2.08) f 13.67 (3.51) h 23.33 (2.31) f, h 21.67 (2.52) F = 6.090 4 .008
Feb 2011 14.75 (3.54) c,d 18.50 (1.73) f 12.50 (3.32) h,i 34.00 (2.00) c, f, h 25.25 (2.63) d,i F = 20.263 4 <.001
Mar 2011 19.00 (2.71) c,d 21.00 (2.55) f,g 17.20 (2.39) h,i 48.80 (7.26) c, f, h 40.00 (5.15) d,g, i F = 48.677 4 <.001
  1. Superscripts (a-j) indicate mean difference in Bonferroni comparisons (p < 0.05).
  2. a = Gym v Line Dancing, b = Gym v Body Tone, c = Gym v Zumba, d = Gym v Salsa, e = Line Dancing v Body Tone, f = Line Dancing v Zumba,
  3. g = Line Dancing v Salsa, h = Body Tone v Zumba, i = Body Tone v Salsa, j = Zumba v Salsa.