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Table 3 Changes in self-reported behavioural outcomes in the FFIT-FU-I and FFIT-FU-C groups between 12 months and 3.5 years

From: Long-term weight loss trajectories following participation in a randomised controlled trial of a weight management programme for men delivered through professional football clubs: a longitudinal cohort study and economic evaluation

  FFIT-FU-I FFIT-FU-C Difference
Mean (95% CI)(a) p Mean (95% CI)(a) p Estimate (95% CI)(b) p
Self-reported physical activity
 Total MET-mins/week − 439 (− 871, − 8) 0.046 668 (292, 1044) < 0.001 1096 (526, 1666) < 0.001
 Vigorous MET-mins/week − 542 (− 824, − 261) < 0.001 219 (− 58, 496) 0.120 760 (366, 1155) < 0.001
 Moderate MET-mins/week 45 (−118, 208) 0.586 210 (46, 374) 0.012 161 (−70, 393) 0.172
 Walking MET-mins/week 55 (−115, 226) 0.523 232 (67, 398) 0.006 176 (−62, 413) 0.147
 Daily time spent sitting (mins) 24 (−7, 56) 0.133 −16 (−43, 12) 0.257 −40 (−82, 1) 0.057
Self-reported eating and alcohol intake
 Fatty food score 0.71 (−0.10, 1.53) 0.086 −1.15 (− 1.90, − 0.40) 0.003 −1.88 (− 2.98, − 0.77) < 0.001
 Sugary food score −0.02 (− 0.32, 0.29) 0.917 −0.54 (− 0.86, − 0.22) 0.001 −0.54 (− 0.98, − 0.09) 0.018
 Fruit and vegetables score −0.42 (− 0.67, − 0.17) 0.001 0.19 (− 0.06, 0.43) 0.130 0.60 (0.25, 0.95) < 0.001
 Cheese portion size 0.22 (− 0.04, 0.48) 0.090 − 0.39 (− 0.63, − 0.15) 0.002 −0.61 (− 0.96, − 0.26) < 0.001
 Red meat portion size 0.09 (− 0.11, 0.29) 0.374 −0.31 (− 0.51, − 0.12) 0.002 −0.40 (− 0.68, − 0.12) 0.005
 Pasta portion size 0.32 (0.12, 0.52) 0.002 −0.43 (− 0.64, − 0.23) < 0.001 −0.76 (− 1.05, − 0.47) < 0.001
 Chips portion size 0.34 (0.16, 0.53) < 0.001 − 0.26 (− 0.45, − 0.06) 0.009 −0.61 (− 0.88, − 0.34) < 0.001
 Total units of alcohol per week 0.69 (− 0.95, 2.33) 0.408 − 1.68 (− 3.31, − 0.04) 0.045 −2.42 (− 4.74, − 0.10) 0.041
  1. (a): Within-group means and 95% CIs estimated using repeated measures models adjusted for baseline and measurement time point (baseline, 12 months and 3.5 years) as fixed effects, and for participant and club as random effects
  2. (b): Between-group mean differences estimated using repeated measures models adjusted for baseline, group, measurement time point (baseline, 12 months and 3.5 years), and the group × measurement time point interaction as fixed effects, and for participant and club as random effects