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Table 3 Changes in primary outcomesat 4 months from baseline a

From: Childhood obesity management shifting from health care system to school system: intervention study of school-based weight management programme

  All randomised participants Completers
Intervention group (n = 57) Control group (n = 49) Group difference1(intervention minus control) Intervention group (n = 43) Control group (n = 40) Group difference2(intervention minus control)
BMI z-score 0.02 (-0.17 to 0.21) 0.48** (0.25 to 0.71) -0.21* (-0.34 to -0.07) -0.04** (-0.01 to -0.08) 0.02 (-0.03 to 0.06) -0.16* (-0.30 to -0.02)
Body fat (%) 0.40 (-0.56 to 1.37) 1.92** (0.72 to 3.13) -2.67* (-5.12 to -0.22) 0.54 (-0.76 to 1.83) 2.36** (0.92 to 3.80) -3.09* (-5.91 to -0.26)
  1. aData are presented as mean (95% confidence interval).
  2. 1Linear mixed model, adjusted for baseline age and sex.
  3. 2Repeated measure of ANOVA, adjusted for baseline age and sex.
  4. *P < 0.05.
  5. **P < 0.005.