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Table 4 Unadjusted and adjusted mean (sd) or proportion values for child diet, physical activity and well-being, and intervention effect post intervention (2009)

From: Cluster randomised trial of a school-community child health promotion and obesity prevention intervention: findings from the evaluation of fun ‘n healthy in Moreland!

  DESCRIPTIVE MODEL
Comparison Intervention Crude modela Adjusted modelb
N mean (sd) or % N mean (sd) or % Comparative statisticc Comparative statisticc 95% CI p ICC
HEALTHY EATING
 serves of fruit (PQ) 937 2.37 (1.36) 1009 2.48 (1.45) 0.18 0.19 0.00 to 0.37 0.05 0.009
 serves of vegetable (PQ) 905 2.03 (1.31) 965 2.15 (1.33) 0.15 0.13 −0.03 to 0.30 0.10 0.008
 any soft drink/day(PQ) 971 34.0 1034 28.0 1.03 0.89 0.60 to 1.32 0.55 0.013
 any fruit juice/cordial/day (PQ) 971 67.6 1035 61.4 0.86 0.86 0.66 to 1.13 0.28 0.007
  > =2 glasses water/day (PQ) 968 90.7 1036 94.3 1.41 1.33 0.78 to 2.30 0.30 0.007
 fruit in lunchbox/canteen order 1442 72.5 1328 78.5 1.17 1.08 0.79 to 1.47 0.62 0.005
 veg in lunchbox/ canteen order 1442 23.1 1328 28.0 1.27 1.23 0.99 to 1.55 0.07 0.003
 juice/cordial in lunchbox/canteen order 1442 24.1 1328 15.4 0.58 0.58 0.36 to 0.93 0.02 0.036
 water in lunchbox/ canteen order 1442 61.2 1328 73.3 1.82 1.71 1.05 to 2.78 0.03 0.026
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
 active games at lunchtime(CQ) 705 69.7 628 73.1 1.26d 1.51 0.84 to 2.69 0.17 0.035
 outside ≥ 2 h after school yesterday (PQ) 936 11.2 1012 11.7 1.22 1.33 0.75 to 2.37 0.33 0.021
 outside ≥ 2 h weekend day (PQ)e 936 56.2 1013 54.4 0.93 0.88 0.63 to 1.24 0.47 0.018
 tv ≤2 h/week day(PQ)e 941 79.8 1021 82.1 1.11 0.97 0.75 to 1.25 0.81 0.003
 tv ≤2 h/weekend day(PQ)e 977 60.3 1045 61.0 1.03 1.06 0.89 to 1.27 0.53 −0.001
WELLBEING
 global kidscreen 10(CQ) 678 51.00(9.04) 583 52.20(9.20) 0.92 1.14 −0.32 to 2.60 0.12 0.010
 child general health vgood/excellentf 707 71.20 626 80.80 1.71 1.79 1.24 to 2.61 0.002 0.006
  1. aAdjusted for school mean score at baseline
  2. bAdjusted for school mean score at baseline, age, sex, SEP(maternal education, SEIFA), ethnicity(only English spoken at home)
  3. cOdds ratio for proportions and mean difference for continuous values
  4. dNot adjusted for anything (no baseline value)
  5. ePhysical activity variables: outside weekend, sedentary activity have proxy summary measures derived from baseline physical activity questions (CLASS matrix)
  6. fBaseline school mean kidscreen added as the baseline co-variate
  7. PQ Parent Questionnaire; CQ (Child Questionnaire)
  8. N – sample size
  9. ICC – intra-cluster (intra-school) correlation coefficient
  10. P - italicised p values denote significance (under 0.05)