Table 1

Descriptive summary of baseline outcomes by subgroup
Intervention Control Overall
n Mean SD n Mean SD n Mean SD
BMI (kg/m2)
Gender
 Female 44 25.96 4.25 43 26.51 4.65 87 26.23 4.43
 Male 116 25.52 4.03 119 25.47 4.09 235 25.5 4.05
Ethnicity
 NZEO 92 24.73 3.63 91 24.55 3.85 183 24.64 3.73
 Maori 27 26.77 4.31 28 25.87 2.96 55 26.31 3.68
 Pacific 41 26.96 4.44 43 28.19 4.75 84 27.59 4.61
Baseline VO2max
 Low 51 27.56 4.27 52 27.89 5.01 103 27.73 4.64
 Medium 59 25.81 4.1 54 25.22 4.04 113 25.53 4.06
 High 49 23.49 2.68 54 24.21 2.68 103 23.87 2.69
All 160 25.64 4.08 162 25.75 4.25 322 25.7 4.16
BMI z-score
Gender
 Female 44 1.11 0.97 43 1.29 0.96 87 1.2 0.97
 Male 116 1.31 1.2 119 1.24 1.14 235 1.27 1.17
Ethnicity
 NZEO 92 1.5 1.12 91 1.47 1.19 183 1.49 1.15
 Maori 27 1.22 0.9 28 0.93 0.54 55 1.08 0.74
 Pacific 41 0.73 1.18 43 1.01 1.08 84 0.87 1.13
Baseline VO2max
 Low 51 1.73 1.1 52 1.83 1.26 103 1.78 1.18
 Medium 59 1.25 1.17 54 1.13 1 113 1.19 1.09
 High 49 0.78 0.98 54 0.79 0.74 103 0.79 0.86
All 160 1.26 1.14 162 1.25 1.1 322 1.25 1.12
Percentage body fat (%)
Gender
 Female 44 34.38 4.78 43 35.16 5.73 87 34.76 5.26
 Male 114 31.24 6.88 117 31.5 6.37 231 31.37 6.61
Ethnicity
 NZEO 91 32.33 6.12 90 33.61 5.95 181 32.96 6.05
 Maori 27 33.67 5.63 28 31.24 6.24 55 32.43 6.02
 Pacific 40 30.59 7.67 42 30.9 7.06 82 30.75 7.32
Baseline VO2max
 Low 49 36.21 4.5 51 36.21 5.55 100 36.21 5.04
 Medium 59 32.27 5.4 54 32.53 5.74 113 32.4 5.54
 High 49 27.78 6.82 53 28.9 5.52 102 28.36 6.17
All 158 32.12 6.51 160 32.48 6.39 318 32.3 6.44

BMI – body mass index; kg – kilogram; m – metre; n – number; NZEO – New Zealand European/Other; SD – standard deviation; VO2max – maximal oxygen uptake.

Foley et al.

Foley et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014 11:46   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-11-46

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