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Table 1 Parameter estimates and inferential statistics for the growth models (N = 155)

From: Treatment adherence and facilitator characteristics in a community based pediatric weight control intervention

Model 1: unconditional lLinear Estimate S.E. Est./S.E. P-value
Initial Percent Overweight (POW) with slope (rate of change) 3.502 2.565 1.366 0.172
Means     
  Initial POW 72.096 3.723 19.365 0.000
  Slope -0.138 0.039 -3.561 0.000
Variances     
  Initial POW 1123.825 198.105 5.673 0.000
  Slope (rate of change) 0.167 0.032 5.156 0.000
Residual variances*     
  POW initial 17.158 5.242 3.273 0.001
  POW week 12 17.158 5.242 3.273 0.001
  POW week 24 17.158 5.242 3.273 0.001
Model 2: predictors of rate of change Estimate S.E. Est./S.E. P-value
Initial POW 0.003 0.002 1.617 0.106
Age in months 0.001 0.001 0.672 0.502
Facilitator characteristics (time 1) 0.000 0.010 0.025 0.980
Facilitator characteristics (time 2) 0.064 0.019 3.433 0.001
Expert rating (time 1) -0.064 0.046 -1.391 0.164
Expert rating (time 2) -0.082 0.051 -1.615 0.106
Percent content adherence (time 1) -0.016 0.005 -2.870 0.004
Percent content adherence (time 2) -0.027 0.009 -3.132 0.002
  1. *residual variances constrained to be equal.
  2. Note. POW = Percent Overweight; Facilitator Characteristics = Sum of the 9 item facilitator characteristics scale.