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Table 2 Cross-sectional comparison of APPLE School graduates and comparison school graduates on knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy, diet, physical activity and weight status

From: Long-term effects of comprehensive school health on health-related knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy, health behaviours and weight status of adolescents

Variable (coefficient and 95% CI)a
Knowledgeb −0.15 (− 0.39, 0.09)
Attitudeb − 0.16 (− 0.42, 0.09)
Self-efficacy for healthy eatingb − 0.15 (− 0.39, 0.08)
Self-efficacy for physical activityb 0.14 (− 0.10, 0.39)
Dietary outcomes
 Dietary energy intake (kcal/d) −75.88 (− 316.65, 164.89)
Physical activity
 Typical week, steps/d −149 (− 865, 567)
 School days, steps/d −303 (− 1113, 508)
 Non-school days, steps/d −76 (−1177, 1026)
 School hours, steps/h −9 (−66, 48)
 Non-school hours, steps/h −16 (−79, 48)
Weight status (odds ratio and 95% CI)a
 Overweight 1.25 (0.76, 2.08)
 Obesity 0.99 (0.53, 1.85)
  1. aModel adjusted for gender, age, parental educational attainment, household income and geographic location
  2. bUsed factor scores from the confirmatory factor analyses
  3. Negative values of β and OR values below 1 indicate lower values among APPLE schools graduates relative to comparison schools