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Table 2 Characteristics of completers (attended ≥75% of sessions) and non-completers (attended <75% sessions)

From: Process evaluation of an up-scaled community based child obesity treatment program: NSW Go4Fun®

Characteristics N Completers Non-completers P-value
n (%) 2,499 1,446 (57.9) 1,053 (42.1)  
Gender (% females)   56.8 52.0 0.02
Age (years; mean [SD])   10.1 (1.7) 10.2 (1.8) 0.13
Weight status (%)     0.85
Overweight   28.7 29.1  
Obese   71.3 70.9  
BMI z-score (mean [SD])   2.06 (0.40) 2.08 (0.42) 0.41
WtHtr ≥0.5 (%)   95.1 93.7 0.13
Aboriginal status (%)     <0.01
Non aboriginal   95.9 92.2  
Aboriginal or Torres Strait islander   4.1 7.8  
Residence (ARIA) (%) 2,472    0.14
Major city   62.4 64.6  
Inner regional   25.6 24.1  
Outer regional   10.5 8.5  
Remote/very remote   1.5 2.8  
Socioeconomic status (SEIFA index) (%) 2,472    0.02
1st-2nd quintile (most advantaged)   25.9 20.3  
3rd-5th quintile (most disadvantaged)   74.1 79.7  
  1. ARIA+, accessibility remoteness index of Australia plus; BMI, body mass index; WtHtr, waist-to-height ratio; SEIFA, socio-economic index for areas.