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Table 2 Adjusted differences in outcome measures between intervention and control groups at follow-up for total sample

From: The effect of physical activity on psychological distress, cortisol and obesity: results of the farming fit intervention program

Measure Difference SE P 95% CI
Weight (kg) -2.64 0.65 <0.001 -3.93, -1.35
Body mass index (kg/m2) -0.97 0.22 <0.001 -1.42, -0.53
Waist circumference (cm) -2.01 0.86 0.02 -3.73, -0.29
Waist to hip ratio -0.01 0.01 0.67 -0.02, 0.01
Body fat percentage -0.22 1.14 0.85 -2.50, 2.06
DASS total score 1.26 1.16 0.28 -1.06, 3.58
Fasting blood glucose (mmol/L) -0.13 0.15 0.36 -0.43, 0.16
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) -0.01 0.19 0.95 -0.39, 0.37
Triglyceride (mmol/L) -0.15 0.12 0.23 -0.40, 0.10
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.00 0.04 0.97 -0.08, 0.08
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 0.03 0.18 0.86 -0.32, 0.39
Blood pressure (systolic) (mmHg) 2.20 2.30 0.34 -2.39, 6.81
Blood pressure (diastolic) (mmHg) 1.24 1.69 0.47 -2.14, 4.61
Pulse rate (pulse/minute) 0.21 1.80 0.91 -3.39, 3.80
Blood cortisol (nmol/L) -16.13 29.90 0.59 -75.86, 43.59
  1. Adjusted for baseline measure; Results significantly different (p < 0.05) are bolded.