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Table 6 Parents’ eating behaviours, and change in eating behaviours by study arm

From: Reducing screen-time and unhealthy snacking in 9–11 year old children: the Kids FIRST pilot randomised controlled trial

Eating behaviour variables Study arm Mean (SD) frequency/day at baseline (week 0) Mean (SD) frequency/day at post-intervention (week 13) Difference in means (95% CI)
Fruit ST and Snacking 2.27 (1.33) 2.52 (1.52) 0.26 (− 0.31, 0.83)
ST only 2.17 (1.21) 2.17 (1.21) 0.00 (−0.57, 0.57)
Snacking only 2.00 (1.31) 2.18 (1.43) 0.00 (−0.84, 0.84)
Control 2.29 (1.60) 2.46 (1.83) 0.17 (− 0.55, 0.89)
Vegetables ST and Snacking 2.81 (1.43) 3.05 (1.32) 0.31 (− 0.07, 0.70)
ST only 2.52 (1.32) 2.81 (1.28) 0.29 (−0.21, 0.79)
Snacking only 2.77 (1.43) 3.50 (1.05) 0.60 (−0.32, 1.52)
Control 2.95 (1.51) 2.83 (1.63) −0.12 (− 0.63, 0.38)
Savoury snacks ST and Snacking 0.65 (0.54) 0.90 (0.58) 0.24 (0.03, 0.43)
ST only 0.95 (0.55) 0.90 (0.53) −0.05 (−0.27, 0.17)
Snacking only 0.90 (0.58) 0.95 (0.52) 0.05 (−0.31, 0.41)
Control 0.67 (0.65) 0.75 (0.58) 0.08 (−0.27, 0.43)
Sweet snacks ST and Snacking 1.32 (1.05) 1.35 (1.03) 0.16 (−0.21, 0.54)
ST only 1.19 (0.81) 1.21 (1.07) 0.02 (−0.33, 0.38)
Snacking only 1.13 (0.50) 1.04 (0.52) −0.20 (− 0.50, 0.10)
Control 0.79 (0.54) 0.79 (0.54) 0.00 (−0.54, 0.54)