TABLE 1

Baseline Characteristics of Children Randomly Assigned to Weight Management and Control Group

All Randomly Assigned ParticipantsCompleters at 24 Mo
Weight Management Group (n = 105)Control Group (n = 69)PWeight Management Group (n = 45)Control Group (n = 31)P
Race/ethnic group, n (%)
    Non-Hispanic White40 (38.1)24 (34.8).8916 (35.6)14 (45.2).42
    Non-Hispanic Black40 (38.1)27 (39.1)16 (35.6)12 (38.7)
    Hispanic25 (23.8)18 (26.1)13 (28.9)5 (16.1)
Gender, n (%)
    Female58 (55.2)47 (68.1).0923 (51.1)22 (71.0).08
    Male47 (44.8)22 (31.9)22 (48.9)9 (29.0)
Age, y12.0 (2.5)12.5 (2.3).1912.0 (2.2)12.2 (2.3).71
Weight, kg87.0 (25.1)91.2 (23.3).2787.6 (20.8)90.4 (23.1).58
Height, cm155.0 (11.6)157.7 (11.6).15156.1 (10.0)157.2 (11.5).67
BMI35.7 (7.5)36.2 (6.2).6835.6 (6.4)36.1 (5.3).75
BMI z score2.47 (0.34)2.48 (0.27).802.47 (0.34)2.49 (0.26).72
Body fat, %47.0 (8.7)45.8 (7.2).3746.9 (7.8)46.2 (7.1).72
Body fat mass, kg42.1 (18.1)42.4 (14.9).9141.5 (13.4)42.6 (16.3).76
Blood pressure, mm Hg
    Systolic123 (13.6)122 (14.0).74123 (15.4)122 (15.4).70
    Diastolic66 (9.5)67 (11.1).6664 (9.3)62 (9.7).47
Cholesterol, mg/dL
    Total167 (34.5)158 (33.5).07167 (34.6)165 (34.9).80
    HDL44 (10.8)43 (16.5).7842 (10.0)43 (21.8).81
    LDL98 (33.4)92 (28.0).1698 (30.8)96 (29.2).72
Triglyceridesa104 (1.8)101 (1.6).79112 (1.8)112 (1.7).99
Fasting glucose92 (8.3)89 (8.5).0992 (6.9)90 (7.4).17
Fasting insulina23 (1.8)24 (1.7).4823.5 (1.62)24.3 (1.55).76
HOMA-IRa5.07 (1.87)5.23 (1.7).745.34 (1.64)5.30 (1.61).95
  • Data are presented as mean (SD) unless otherwise indicated. HDL indicates high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.

  • a Data are presented as geometric means with geometric SDs.