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Table 4 Observed means of outcome measures by arm

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

Variable Observed Means
Mobile Technology Plus (MT+) Mobile Technology Basic (MT)
n = 40 n = 40
n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD)
Fruits/Vegetables (serving/day)
 Baseline 40 2.15 (1.88) 40 2.36 (1.35)
 3 months 39 2.90 (1.67) 38 2.71 (1.17)
 6 months 36 3.16 (1.67) 38 3.09 (1.54)
Water intakea (fluid oz/day)
 Baseline 40 36.9 (17.05) 40 36.7 (14.60)
 3 months 39 38.05 (13.85) 38 34.95 (17.11)
 6 months 36 37.11 (16.47) 37 34.7 (15.15)
Sweetened Beverage intakea (fluid oz/day)
 Baseline 40 9.28 (14.16) 40 8.70 (13.10)
 3 months 39 7.43 (11.33) 38 6.22 (7.48)
 6 months 36 4.34 (6.44) 38 10.58 (17.01)
Activityb (steps/day)
 Baseline 38 6235.85 (3772.65) 38 6459.66 (3049.22)
 3 months 37 6576.90 (4189.11) 34 6252.55 (3776.22)
 6 months 28 6874.64 (4650.58) 25 5359.50 (2995.44)
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)
 Baseline 40 133.9 (11.69) 40 134.7 (14.53)
 3 months 39 126.69 (12.04) 39 130.76 (14.4)
 6 months 35 124.6 (11.60) 38 127.57 (11.91)
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)
 Baseline 40 81.69 (8.44) 40 78.81 (10.48)
 3 months 39 76.79 (8.6) 39 76.99 (8.39)
 6 months 35 75.47 (10.62) 38 76.41 (9.32)
Pulse (beats per minute)
 Baseline 40 72.54 (12.09) 40 68.3 (8.64)
 3 months 39 68.12 (12.85) 39 66.97 (9.14)
 6 months 35 66.81 (9.83) 38 65.59 (8.66)
  1. Note:
  2. a. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index; oz ounce
  3. b. aBEVQ-15 Brief Questionnaire to Assess Beverage Intake
  4. c. bActivity steps as measured by Lose it! Smartphone application