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Table 3 Assessments of Healthy Together program outcomes by caregivers (n = 431), youth (n = 25) and children 7–12 years old (n = 65)

From: A RE-AIM evaluation of Healthy Together: a family-centred program to support children’s healthy weights

Lifestyle behaviors because of Healthy Together… Increased
n(%)
About the same
n(%)
Decreased
n(%)
Missing
n(%)
Caregivers: my family fruit and vegetable intake 267 (61.9) 142 (32.9) 5 (1.2) 17 (4)
Caregivers: my family sugary drink intake 13 (3) 163 (37.8) 234 (54.3) 21 (4.9)
Caregivers: my physical activity level 189 (44.3) 216 (50.1) 15 (3.5) 11 (2.6)
Caregivers: my children’s physical activity level 220 (51.1) 181 (42) 11 (2.6) 19 (4.4)
Youth: my fruit and vegetable intake 22 (88) 3(12) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Youth: my sugary drink intake 1 (4) 4 (16) 20 (80) 0(0)
Youth: my physical activity level 16 (64) 5 (20) 1 (4) 3 (12)
  Everyday A few times a week A few times a month/ Not at all Missing
Children: I am more active 40 (61.5) 13 (20) 5 (7.7) 7 (10.8)
Children: I eat more fruits and vegetables 31 (56.9) 16 (24.6) 4 (6.2) 8 (12.3)
SOCIAL CONNECTIONS
How effective was Healthy Together in…
Effective Neutral Not effective Missing
Caregivers: helping develop better family relationships 241 (55.9) 119 (27.6) 52 (12.1) 19 (4.4)
Caregivers: helping make friends 302 (70.1) 75 (17.4) 36 (8.3) 18 (4.2)
Caregivers: learning about community resources/places 281 (65.2) 91 (21.1) 38 (8.8) 21 (4.9)
Caregiver: helping connect me with my community 282(65.4) 89 (20.6) 44 (10.2) 16 (3.7)
Youth: helping develop better family relationships 10 (40) 8 (32) 6 (24) 1 (4)
Youth: helping make friends 12 (48) 3 (12) 8 (32) 2 (8)
Youth: learning about community resources/places to meet my needs 13 (52) 8 (32) 3 (12) 1 (4)
Youth: helping connect me with my community 16 (64) 4 (16) 4 (16) 1 (4)