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Table 4 Adjusted mothers’ dietary patterns scores, physical activity and sedentary behaviors at post-intervention

From: A parent focused child obesity prevention intervention improves some mother obesity risk behaviors: the Melbourne inFANT Program

  Baseline Follow-up     
  Intervention Control Intervention Control Difference (intervention - control), adjusted for baseline (95% CI) a P-value Difference (intervention - control), adjusted for baseline and covariates (95% CI) b P-value
  n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD)     
"Fruits and vegetables" pattern scores 178 0.02 (1.68) 179 -0.02 (1.53) 178 -0.06 (1.54) 179 0.06 (1.68) -0.17 (-0.40;0.07) 0.16 -0.16 (-0.39;0.07) 0.17
"High-energy snack and processed foods" pattern scores 178 0.02 (1.25) 179 -0.02 (1.25) 178 -0.10 (1.27) 179 0.10 (1.38) -0.22 (-0.42;-0.02) 0.03 -0.21 (-0.41;-0.02) 0.03
"High-fat foods" pattern scores 178 0.03 (1.35) 179 -0.03 (1.38) 178 -0.11 (1.26) 179 0.11 (1.57) -0.25 (-0.50;-0.01) 0.04 -0.25 (-0.50;-0.01) 0.05
"Cereals and sweet foods" pattern scores 178 0 (1.38) 179 0 (1.24) 178 -0.09 (0.89) 179 0.09 (1.12) -0.17 (-0.36;0.02) 0.07 -0.15 (-0.33;0.04) 0.12
Total physical activity (min/week)c 178 411.21 (338.62) 179 511.87 (404.47) 178 387.72 (346.28) 179 403.62 (363.79) 0.75 (-0.90;2.40) 0.37 0.84 (-0.78;2.47) 0.30
Sedentary behavior (min/day)c 178 219.0 (158.2) 179 203.7 (119.7) 178 162.91 (129.24) 179 150.44 (125.92) 0.22 (-0.73;1.17) 0.64 0.28 (-0.65;1.22) 0.55
  1. aAdjusted for baseline value; bAdjusted for baseline value, maternal education level, maternal age, and maternal pre-pregnancy weight status defined in 2 categories (namely BMI<25 kg/m2 and BMI≥25 kg/m2); cSquare-root transformation.