Table 3

Comparison of nutritional outcomes between intervention participants and controls
Outcome Intervention group (n = 176) Control group (n = 199) chi-square or t test
Baseline Post Baseline Post
Frequent fruit intake 1 153 (86.9%) 164 (93.2%) 167 (83.9%) 163 (81.9%) p2 = 0.250 p3 = 0.001
p1 = 0.037 p1 = 0.345
Frequent vegetable intake 1 155 (88.1%) 165 (93.8%) 170 (85.4%) 177 (88.9%) p2 = 0.275 p3 = 0.072
p1 = 0.047 p1 = 0.184
Fibre intake score: range 0–28, mean (SD) 16.77 (5.60) 18.07 (5.30) 16.14 (6.05) 16.74 (6.05) p2 = 0.300 p3 = 0.025
p1< 0.001 p1 = 0.035
Fat avoidance score: range 6–30, mean (SD) 21.53 (4.83) 22.81 (4.34) 21.36 (4.78) 21.49 (4.77) p2 = 0.757 p3 = 0.009
p1< 0.001 p1 = 0.953
Fat intake score: range 0–21, mean (SD) 1.84 (1.99) 1.63 (1.60) 1.47 (1.56) 1.60 (1.86) p2 = 0.280 p3 = 0.350
p1 = 0.049 p1 = 0.230

1 consumption of at least two servings on 3 to 7 days per week.

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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