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Table 2 Outcome measures for the study

From: Early intervention of multiple home visits to prevent childhood obesity in a disadvantaged population: a home-based randomised controlled trial (Healthy Beginnings Trial)

Phase One: intervention phase (0–2 years) Phase Two: follow up phase (3–5 years)
Primary Measures  
Duration of breastfeeding/timing of introduction of solids  
Intake of 'extra'1 foods at age 2 years Intake of 'extra' foods at age 3,4 & 5 years
Intake of fruit and vegetables at age 2 years Intake of fruit and vegetables at age 3,4 & 5 years
Serving size at age 2 years Serving size at age 3,4 & 5 years
Amount of television viewing at age 2 years Amount of television viewing at age 3,4 & 5 years
Family nutrition and physical activity Family nutrition and physical activity
Time spent undertaking active play at age 2 years Time spent undertaking active play at age 3,4 & 5 years
Anthropometric measures of the child at age 2 years Anthropometric measures of the child at age 3,4 & 5 years
Secondary Measures  
Parent-child interaction  
Parental knowledge/attitudes about childhood obesity  
Acceptability of the intervention to mothers and families  
Partner and family support  
  1. 1 'Extra' foods include chips, wedges & crisps; takeaway burgers, pizza & chicken; sweetened drinks