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Table 5 Baseline key outcome variables by treatment condition, compared to Comparison group

From: Impact of school-based vegetable garden and physical activity coordinated health interventions on weight status and weight-related behaviors of ethnically diverse, low-income students: Study design and baseline data of the Texas, Grow! Eat! Go! (TGEG) cluster-randomized controlled trial

Outcome Comparison
Mean (SE)
WAT
Mean (SE) [p-value]*
LGEG
Mean (SE) [p-value]*
WAT+ LGEG
Mean (SE) [p-value]*
Student
 Percent overweight or obese 46.8 (3.1) 52.5 (2.7) [0.2] 49.2 (2.7) [0.6] 45.8 (2.7) [0.8]
 Percent obese 31.1 (2.9) 36.5 (2.8) [0.2] 26.0 (2.0) [0.2] 26.7 (2.4) [0.2]
 Vegetables preference 8.7 (0.2) 9.2 (0.2) [0.2] 9.1 (0.2) [0.2] 8.5 (0.2) [0.6]
 Vegetable exposure 11.7 (0.5) 12.4 (0.5) [0.3] 12.1 (0.5) [0.6] 12.2 (0.5) [0.5]
 Vegetable consumption 2.8 (0.2) 2.7 (0.2) [0.7] 2.6 (0.18) [0.5] 2.5 (0.17) [0.3]
 SSB consumption 2.2 (0.2) 2.3 (0.2) [0.7] 2.1 (0.2) [0.8] 2.5 (0.2) [0.3]
 MVPA 0.8 (0.0) 0.9 (0.0) [0.5] 0.9 (0.0) [0.1] 0.9 (0.0) [0.2]
 Sedentary Behavior (spent more than 2 h in Sed. Beh.) 54.7 % 55.1 % 59.6 % 54.5 %
Parent
 Home availability of vegetables 8.8 (0.2) 8.6 (0.2) [0.4] 8.5 (0.2) [0.3] 8.7 (0.2) [0.5]
 Home availability SSB 1.6 (0.1) 1.6 (0.1) [0.6] 1.7 (0.1) [0.3] 1.6 (0.1) [0.9]
 Parental emotional support for increasing PA 15.1 (0.4) 15.1 (0.3) [0.9] 14.9 (0.4) [0.8] 15.2 (0.3) [0.8]
 Parental support for decreasing sedentary behavior 6.3 (0.2) 6.4 (0.2) [0.9] 6.4 (0.2) [0.9] 6.4 (0.17) [0.9]
Student/parent Interaction (parent responses)
 Gardening together 2.0 (0.2) 2.0 (0.2) [0.9] 2.2 (0.2) [0.4] 2.2 (0.2) [0.6]
 Eating meals together 2.8 (0.1) 2.7 (0.1) [0.6] 2.7 (0.1) [0.4] 2.8 (0.1) [0.8]
 Engaging in PA together 3.9 (0.2) 3.9 (0.2) [0.8] 3.7 (0.2) [0.3] 3.9 (0.2) [0.7]
 Preparing food together 1.2 (0.1) 1.3 (0.05) [0.1] 1.2 (0.1) [0.9] 1.3 (0.1) [0.4]
  1. Abbreviations: LGEG Learn! Grow! Eat! Go!, WAT Walk Across Texas, PA physical activity, SS Bsugar-sweetened beverages
  2. *The p values were calculated for the comparison of the treatment group to the comparison group. No significant differences were found for any of the main outcome variables