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Table 1 Baseline demographic and anthropometric characteristics of Go4it and control group participants

From: Effect of the Go4it multidisciplinary group treatment for obese adolescents on health related quality of life: a randomised controlled trial

  Intervention group Control group p
  (n = 57) (n = 38)  
Age, y 1 14.6 (1.6) 14.5 (1.7) 0.8a
Sex (n)    
Girls/Boys 29/28 24/14 0.2a
Height, cm 168.4 (10.1) 165.3 (8.3) 0.1a
Weight, kg 94.6 (18.6) 91.9 (17.9) 0.5a
BMI, kg/m2 33.1 (4.4) 33.4 (5.0) 0.8a
BMI-SDS 2.9 (0.4) 2.9 (0.5) 0.8a
Ethnicity (n)    
Western/Non-western 29/28 14/24 0.2b
Teasing (n)    
Yes/No 23/32 17/18 0.5b
Missing2 3 3  
Education adolescents (n)    
Low 3 44 28 0.7b
High 4 12 9  
Missing2 1 1  
  1. 1 Data are (means (sd)), unless otherwise indicated.
  2. 2 No information available on item in question, a t-test, b Chi Square.
  3. 3 primary school, or lower secondary education,
  4. 4 upper secondary education.