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Table 2 Baseline values of outcome variables among participants retained and lost to follow-up

From: Effectiveness of the Healthy Start-Départ Santé approach on physical activity, healthy eating and fundamental movement skills of preschoolers attending childcare centres: a randomized controlled trial

 Participants RetainedParticipants Lost to follow-upp-value (t-test)
Baseline values (mean ± standard deviation)
Physical activity(n = 259)(n = 176) 
Total physical activity (minutes/day)179.33 ± 44.41189.98 ± 48.820.03
MVPA (minutes/day)28.93 ± 15.3432.11 ± 21.730.1
LPA (minutes/day)150.41 ± 36.08157.87 ± 38.530.06
Sedentary time (minutes/day)300.67 ± 44.41290.02 ± 48.820.03
Fundamental movement skills(n = 492)(n = 63) 
Locomotor (score)41.6 ± 15.9641.4 ± 16.090.9
Object Control (score)42.04 ± 15.7246.47 ± 14.950.05
Food Intake(n = 670)(n = 117) 
Fiber (g)2.41 ± 1.342.39 ± 1.240.9
Vegetables and fruit (servings)0.66 ± 0.430.61 ± 0.430.4
Sodium (mg)502.48 ± 386.45494.48 ± 324.320.9
Food Served(n = 670)(n = 117) 
Fiber (g)2.84 ± 1.502.69 ± 1.350.4
Vegetables and fruit (servings)0.80 ± 0.490.71 ± 0.470.2
Sodium (mg)575.24 ± 415.94553.92 ± 352.030.6