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Table 3 Means and standard deviations for outcome measures at 3 months and 9 month follow-up

From: A physical activity coaching intervention can improve and maintain physical activity and health-related outcomes in adult ambulatory hospital patients: the Healthy4U-2 randomised controlled trial

Outcome Intervention Control Analyses
  Baseline Post-Intervention Follow-up Baseline Post-Intervention Follow-up Time x
Group (F)a
Effect sizeb
MVPA
(min/day)
15 ± 5 23 ± 10 22 ± 10 14 ± 5 13 ± 6 10 ± 6 28.7* 0.20
Waist circumference
(cm)
97.6 ± 11.7 97.6 ± 11.7 96.3 ± 11.4 97.4 ± 11.4 97.8 ± 11.1 98.2 ± 11.1 45.9* 0.28
Body mass
(kg)
84.5 ± 9.9 83.2 ± 9.6 82.4 ± 9.4 84.3 ± 9.1 85.3 ± 8.9 85.8 ± 8.8 107.8* 0.48
BMI
(kg/m2)
31.0 ± 4.5 30.6 ± 4.4 30.2 ± 4.3 30.0 ± 4.2 30.4 ± 4.1 30.5 ± 4.2 108.2* 0.49
PA self-efficacy
(Scale)
24 ± 4 28 ± 6 30 ± 6 25 ± 4 25 ± 4 22 ± 4 53.3* 0.31
HrQoL
(Scale)
0.63 ± 0.06 0.64 ± 0.06 0.65 ± 0.07 0.63 ± 0.07 0.63 ± 0.07 0.61 ± 0.06 8.7* 0.07
  1. Group data are means ± standard deviations. MVPA: moderate-to-vigorous physical activity; BMI Body mass index; HrQoL Health-related quality of life. *p < 0.05. a interaction effect of time by group on dependent variable; b Partial eta-squared