TABLE 3

Changes in Measures of Body Composition, Waist Circumference, and BMI-for-Age z Score in Target Children and Body Composition, Waist Circumference, and BMI in Parents During the 6-Month Intervention Period

ParameterAOMSMAOM − SM Difference (95% CI)Pa
Target children, n9589
    Change in percentage of body fat−0.262 ± 2.633−0.072 ± 2.3630.190 (−0.924 to 0.545).611
    Change in waist circumference−0.682 ± 4.385−0.219 ± 4.127−0.463 (−1.704 to 0.778).462
    Change in BMI-for-age z score−0.066 ± 0.166−0.039 ± 0.169−0.027 (−0.075 to 0.022).282
Parents, n109111
    Change in percentage of body fat−0.071 ± 2.0840.242 ± 2.195−0.312 (−0.883 to 0.258).281
    Change in waist circumference−0.910 ± 2.970−0.059 ± 3.847−0.851 (−1.770 to 0.068).069
    Change in BMI−0.144 ± 0.952−0.013 ± 1.048−0.157 (−0.423 to 0.109).246
  • Data are means ± SD. CI indicates confidence interval.

  • a P values were calculated using independent samples t tests.