TABLE 2

Baseline Characteristics of Target Children

MeasureAOM (n = 116)SM (n = 102)AOM − SM Difference (95% CI)Pa
Age, y11.11 ± 2.0811.28 ± 2.29−0.16 (−0.74 to 0.42).590
Male gender, %49.1446.083.06 (−10.4 to 16.48).654
Race/ethnicity, %
    White52.5950.98.455
    Black13.7918.63
    Hispanic13.7912.75
    Other19.8315.69
    Not reported0.001.96
Body weight, kg58.3 ± 18.657.7 ± 19.40.65 (−4.5 to 5.8).805
BMI, kg/m225.40 ± 4.2224.75 ± 5.040.65 (−0.62 to 1.92).311
BMI for age
    z score1.76 ± 0.451.68 ± 0.420.08 (−0.04 to 0.20).174
    Percentile scoreb96.0595.39
Body fat, %29.07 ± 6.6427.49 ± 6.151.58 (−0.14 to 3.29).073
Waist circumference, cm82.34 ± 11.8578.88 ± 13.653.46 (0.01 to 6.90).047
  • Data are means ± SD. CI indicates confidence interval.

  • a P values were calculated by using independent samples t tests (Pearson χ2 test for gender comparison).

  • b Percentile score derived from mean BMI-for-age z scores.