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Table 3 Self-monitoring of weight, dietary intake, and activity by arm

From: Mobile health assisted self-monitoring is acceptable for supporting weight loss in rural men: a pragmatic randomized controlled feasibility trial

Variable Mobile Technology Plus (MT+) Mobile Technology Basic (MT) Total
n (%)a Mean (weeks) n (%) Mean (weeks) n (%) Mean (weeks)
Weightb
 Baseline to 3 months 40 (84.6%) 10.2 40 (43.5%) 5.2 80 (64.1%) 7.7
 3 months to 6 months 39 (59.4%) 7.1 40 (33.5%) 4.0 79 (46.3%) 5.6
Dietary Intakec
 Baseline to 3 months 40 (76.0%) 9.1 40 (70.8%) 8.5 80 (73.4%) 8.8
 3 months to 6 months 40 (55.2%) 6.6 40 (47.9%) 5.8 80 (51.6%) 6.2
Weekly Activity Reportingd Mean (SD)a Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
 Baseline 6.74 (0.86) 6.84 (0.44) 6.79 (0.68)
 3 months 6.87 (0.41) 6.52 (1.28) 6.71 (0.94)
 6 months 7 (0.0) 6.76 (0.83) 6.89 (0.58)
  1. Note:
  2. a. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, n number of subjects who completed, % percent of total sample
  3. b. bWeight- self measurement logged at least once weekly
  4. c. cDietary Intake- self measurement of at least 800 cal daily logged a minimum of 5 days per week
  5. d. dDays per week activity steps were measured by Lose it! Smartphone application