Skip to main content

Table 3 Group comparisons on children’s outcomes and mother-reported parenting strategies at 10-month post-baseline

From: Latina mothers as agents of change in children’s eating habits: findings from the randomized controlled trial Entre Familia: Reflejos de Salud

  Intervention Control P
M SE M SE  
Children’s reported intake (outcomes)
 Daily cups of fruits 1.78 .10 1.86 .10 .58
 Daily cups of vegetables 1.17 .07 1.12 .07 .60
 Monthly varieties of fruits 10.4 .35 9.9 .35 .29
 Monthly varieties of vegetables 12.6 .42 11.3 .42 .03
 Daily servings of sugar-sweetened beverages 1.02 .10 1.38 .10 .02
 Days per week consuming fast fooda 1.02 .07 1.10 .07 .44
Mother-reported parenting strategies (mediators)
 Controla 2.76 .06 2.89 .06 .11
 Reinforcementa 3.71 .06 3.64 .06 .35
 Monitor 3.21 .08 3.11 .08 .31
 Permissiveness 2.74 .08 2.66 .08 .48
 Discipline 2.24 .08 2.07 .08 .11
 Limit Settinga 3.71 .08 3.75 .08 .72
  1. Means were adjusted for baseline. Analyses controlled for mother’s race, WIC status, and marital status
  2. aSignificant group differences observed immediately after intervention (4 months)
  3. Note: All other potential mediators (changes in mother’s intake and mother-reported family home environment variables) were analyzed as part of Horton et al., paper [43]