Table 2

Comparison of physical activity outcomes between intervention participants and controls
Outcome Intervention group (n = 176) Control group (n = 199) chi-square or t test
Baseline Post Baseline Post
Strength exercise 1 34 (19.3%) 70 (39.8%) 55 (27.6%) 55 (27.6%) p2 = 0.060 p3 = 0.013
p1 < 0.001 p1 = 1
Walking 1 152 (86.4%) 166 (94.3%) 171 (85.9%) 173 (86.9%) p2 = 0.903 p3 = 0.015
p1 = 0.012 p1 = 0.770
Moderate activity 1 124 (70.5%) 145 (82.4%) 143 (71.9%) 154 (77.4%) p2 = 0.764 p3 = 0.229
p1 = 0.008 p1 = 0.205
Vigorous activity 1 33 (18.8%) 49 (27.8%) 55 (27.6%) 51 (25.6%) p2 = 0.050 p3 = 0.629
p1 = 0.044 p1 = 0.650
Sitting time: mean (SD) min per week 2063 (1050) 1708 (952) 1691 (925) 1734 (986) p2< 0.001 p3 = 0.794
p1 < 0.001 p1 = 0.441

1 participation of at least 10 minutes.

p1 : baseline versus post p value.

p2 : baseline intervention versus baseline control p value.

p3 : post intervention versus post control p value.

Burke et al.

Burke et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:14   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-14

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