Table 2

Baseline characteristics of children

Intervention (n=80)Control (n=122)Total (n=202)
Demographics
 Age (years), mean (SD)9.69 (0.3)9.69 (0.3)9.69 (0.3)
Sex
 Male, % (n)50 (40)50 (61)50 (101)
 Female, % (n)50 (40)50 (61)50 (101)
Anthropometric measurements
 Overweight or obese (≥85th centile),25 % (n)23.7 (18)26.1 (31)25.1 (49)
 BMI, mean (SD) (range)17.44 (2.6) (13.3–25.4)17.89 (2.8) (13.7–25.1)17.65 (2.7) (13.3–25.4)
 BMI SDs, mean (SD) (range)0.3 (1.1) (−2.3–2.5)0.4 (1.1) (−2.0–2.9)0.3 (1.1) (−2.3–2.9)