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Table 3 Differences between baseline (2010) and follow-up (2011) in the BW Study

From: Effects of statewide health promotion in primary schools on children’s sick days, visits to a physician and parental absence from work: a cluster-randomized trial

  Missing values Intervention (n = 745) Control (n = 634) Total (n = 1379)
Sick days, m (sd) 69 −3.18 (7.08)1 −2.31 (5.56) −2.78 (6.44)
Visits to a physician, m (sd) 126 −0.85 (2.41) −0.93 (2.70) −0.88 (2.54)
Days off work (mother), m (sd) 647 −1.11 (3.89)2 −0.52 (2.84) −0.85 (3.48)
Days off work (father), m (sd) 906 −0.25 (2.21) 0.06 (1.56) −0.10 (1.94)
  1. m mean, sd standard deviation
  2. 1p = 0.013, 2p = 0.019