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Table 4 Control vs. Intervention - Least Square Means of Child BMI-z, Liking, and Variety of Vegetables, and Home Availability of Vegetables at Baseline, Immediate Post-Treatment, 6 Mo Follow-up, and 12 Mo Follow-up

From: An in-home intervention of parent-implemented strategies to increase child vegetable intake: results from a non-randomized cluster-allocated community trial

  Baseline Immediate Post-Treatment 6 Mo Follow-Up 12 Mo Follow-up
Control Intervention Control Intervention Control Intervention Control Intervention
LSM(SE) LSM(SE) t-test p-value LSM(SE) LSM(SE) t-test p-val LSM(SE) LSM(SE) t-test p-val LSM(SE) LSM(SE) t-test p-value
Child BMIz score a 0.9(0.2 0.8(0.2) 0.72 1.2(0.2) 0.8(0.2) 0.19 1.0(0.2) 0.8(0.2) 0.61 0.9(0.2) 0.8(0.2) 0.82
Mean Child Liking Rating of Vegetablesb,d 7.2(0.3) 6.6(0.3) 0.20 7.0(0.3) 6.8(0.3) 0.71 7.0(0.3) 6.7(0.3) 0.51 6.4(0.3) 6.2(0.3) 0.65
Mean Number of Vegetables Triedb,e 20.3(0.9) 24.3(0.9) 0.002 23.0(1.0) 24.1(1.0) 0.42 23.4(1.0) 23.3(1.0) 0.92 26.3(0.9) 27.0(1.0) 0.63
Mean Number of Available Vegetables at Homec 16.2(1.3) 16.5(1.3) 0.85 17.4(1.4) 17.5(1.3) 0.96 16.1(1.4) 16.9(1.4) 0.67 15.9(1.3) 18.3(1.3) 0.22
  1. a. final model co-variates: # days active 60 min, household size, and adult education
  2. b. final model co-variates: # of available vegetables, adult education, child age, child gender
  3. c. final model co-variates: food security status, adult education, household size, mean # of vegetables tried by adult, mean liking rating of vegetables by adult, child age, child gender
  4. d. liking score range: 1 = “Hate it” to 10 = “Love it”
  5. e. measure of variety