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Table 3 Anthropometrics variables of the study groups

From: A priority oriented nutrition education program to improve nutritional and cardiometabolic status in the workplace: a randomized field trial

VariablesControl (n = 43)Education (n = 48)P valuea
Weight (kg)
 Baseline86.82±12.5486.83±10.810.996
 Follow-up87.29±13.3385.60±10.390.501
 Change-0.46±2.41-1.35±1.930.000
P valueb0.214<0.001 
BMI
 Baseline28.46±3.5728.73±3.160.713
 Follow-up28.58±3.7128.25±3.020.641
 Change0.11±0.96-0.48±1.060.006
P valueb0.426<0.005 
Body Fat* (%)
 Baseline24.05±5.6026.59±5.880.039
 Follow-up25.32±5.6026.37±4.470.136
 Change1.27±5.6-0.22±3.720.136
P valueb0.1470.683 
  1. *Comparison based on baseline values of body fat percent. ANCOVA test was also applied to control the effects of possible confounders
  2. aBased on independent t-Test
  3. bBased on paired t-test