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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 variablesStudy armMean (SD) frequency/day at baseline (week 0)Mean (SD) frequency/day at post-intervention (week 13)Difference in means (95% CI)
FruitST and Snacking2.27 (1.33)2.52 (1.52)0.26 (− 0.31, 0.83)
ST only2.17 (1.21)2.17 (1.21)0.00 (−0.57, 0.57)
Snacking only2.00 (1.31)2.18 (1.43)0.00 (−0.84, 0.84)
Control2.29 (1.60)2.46 (1.83)0.17 (− 0.55, 0.89)
VegetablesST and Snacking2.81 (1.43)3.05 (1.32)0.31 (− 0.07, 0.70)
ST only2.52 (1.32)2.81 (1.28)0.29 (−0.21, 0.79)
Snacking only2.77 (1.43)3.50 (1.05)0.60 (−0.32, 1.52)
Control2.95 (1.51)2.83 (1.63)−0.12 (− 0.63, 0.38)
Savoury snacksST and Snacking0.65 (0.54)0.90 (0.58)0.24 (0.03, 0.43)
ST only0.95 (0.55)0.90 (0.53)−0.05 (−0.27, 0.17)
Snacking only0.90 (0.58)0.95 (0.52)0.05 (−0.31, 0.41)
Control0.67 (0.65)0.75 (0.58)0.08 (−0.27, 0.43)
Sweet snacksST and Snacking1.32 (1.05)1.35 (1.03)0.16 (−0.21, 0.54)
ST only1.19 (0.81)1.21 (1.07)0.02 (−0.33, 0.38)
Snacking only1.13 (0.50)1.04 (0.52)−0.20 (− 0.50, 0.10)
Control0.79 (0.54)0.79 (0.54)0.00 (−0.54, 0.54)
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