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Table 4 Changes in outcome measure scores at 6-month follow-up (n = 67)

From: Development and pilot evaluation of a mobile app on parent-child exercises to improve physical activity and psychosocial outcomes of Hong Kong Chinese children

  Baseline
Mean (SD)
6 months
Mean (SD)
d p-value
IPAQ-SF
 Total physical activity level (MET-minutes/week) 2732.44(2362.34) 3448.28 (3043.95) 0.30 0.042
 Time spent in vigorous and moderate activities (hours/week) 282.86(293.52) 343.21
(343.14)
0.21 0.126
CHQ-PF50
 Physical functioning 96.02(10.85) 96.52(11.31) 0.04 0.763
 Role functioning - emotional/behavior 87.73(21.11) 88.23(20.82) 0.03 0.827
 Role functioning - physical 95.27(13.55) 95.02(15.36) 0.02 0.888
 Bodily pain 87.16(17.39) 88.36(15.14) 0.07 0.543
 General behavior 76.21(16.63) 80.21(17.06) 0.28 0.023
 Mental health 81.04(14.37) 80.67(16.44) 0.03 0.776
 Self-esteem 70.09(13.21) 71.27(15.03) 0.13 0.278
 General health perceptions 68.16(18.01) 72.45(16.47) 0.34 0.007
 Parental impact: emotional 78.61(21.38) 79.98(19.89) 0.09 0.475
 Parental impact: time 80.43(23.62) 83.42(23.64) 0.17 0.164
 Family activities 81.03(23.05) 85.07(22.07) 0.20 0.102
 Family cohesion 67.73(23.57) 69.24(25.01) 0.07 0.579
 Physical summary score 53.19(7.69) 53.9(7.39) 0.11 0.379
 Psychosocial summary score 49.21(9.28) 50.22(10.3) 0.17 0.181
SDQ
 Emotional symptoms 1.88(1.99) 1.58(1.99) 0.27 0.028
 Conduct problems 1.73(1.46) 1.45(1.56) 0.21 0.095
 Hyperactivity/inattention 3.39(2.30) 2.87(2.12) 0.40 0.002
 Peer relationship problems 2.39(2.01) 2.3(1.78) 0.05 0.675
 Prosocial behavior 7.16(1.96) 7.79(1.91) 0.37 0.003
 Total difficulties 9.39(5.25) 8.19(5.31) 0.35 0.005
  1. CHQ-PF50: Child Health Questionnaire-Parent Form-50; IPAQ-SF: International Physical Activity Questionnaire – Short Form; SDQ: Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire