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Table 3 Comparison diet outcomes between intervention and control groups

From: Dietary outcomes of a community based intervention for mothers of young children: a randomised controlled trial

Scores Intervention Control Mean difference 95% CI of mean difference P-value
Fat and fibre barometer
Fat and fibre barometer 3.63 ± 0.02 3.52 ± 0.02 0.12 0.07, 0.16 <0.0005
Fibre barometer 3.47 ± 0.03 3.29 ± 0.02 0.17 0.10, 0.24 <0.0005
Fruits and vegetables 3.39 ± 0.03 3.23 ± 0.03 0.16 0.08, 0.24 <0.0005
Wholegrain foods 3.55 ± 0.04 3.39 ± 0.04 0.16 0.06, 0.26 0.002
Fat barometer 3.73 ± 0.02 3.65 ± 0.02 0.08 0.03, 0.14 0.005
Dairy products 3.37 ± 0.04 3.21 ± 0.04 0.17 0.05, 0.29 0.006
Lean meat and chicken 3.93 ± 0.04 3.81 ± 0.04 0.12 0, 0.24 0.041
Consumption per day
Fruits (serves) 2.26 ± 0.05 2.10 ± 0.05 0.16 0.01, 0.31 0.038
Vegetables (serves) 3.39 ± 0.08 3.05 ± 0.08 0.35 0.13, 0.56 0.002
100% fruit juice (serves) 0.18 ± 0.04 0.13 ± 0.03 0.06 -0.04, 0.16 0.239
Soft drinks (cups) 0.18 ± 0.05 0.25 ± 0.05 -0.07 -0.20, 0.06 0.309
Flavoured drinks (cups) 0.18 ± 0.03 0.21 ± 0.02 -0.02 -0.09, 0.05 0.517
  1. Comparison between groups after adjustment for baseline value of the corresponding variable and mother’s age.