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Table 6 Baseline characteristics of children with complete data (at least 4/7 days at both BL and FUP) and children with incomplete data (less than 4/7 days at FUP)

From: Does additional support provided through e-mail or SMS in a Web-based Social Marketing program improve children’s food consumption? A Randomized Controlled Trial

  Children with complete data (n = 341) Children with incomplete data (n = 267) p-values
Gender (%)    
Boys 51.3 46.8 0.270
Mean Age (SD) 8.5 (1.9) 8.5 (1.9) 0.793
  Children with complete data (n = 333) Children with incomplete data (n = 255)  
BMI (%)    0.337
Underweight 9.3 11.8  
Healthy-weight 74.5 69.0  
Overweight or obese 16.2 19.2  
  Children with complete data (n = 341) Children with incomplete data (n = 267)  
FOC [median (first-third quartile)]    
Water 1,71 [0,57–2,14] 1,57 [0,43–2,14] 0.150
Fruit 0,86 [0,43–1,43] 0,71 [0,29–1,29] 0.049
Vegetables 1,14 [0,86–1,57] 1,14 [0,86–1,43] 0.342
Starchy foods 2,71 [2,43–3,14] 2,57 [2,29–3,14] 0.012
Meat 0,71 [0,57–0,86] 0,71 [0,57–1] 0.525
Fish 0,14 [0–0,29] 0,14 [0–0,29] 0.177
Eggs 0,14 [0–0,29] 0,14 [0–0,29] 0.952
Dairy products 1,86 [1,43–2,14] 1,71 [1,29–2] < 0.001
Fat 0,86 [0,57–1,14] 0,71 [0,57–1] 0.135
Fat meat/fat fish 0,29 [0,14–0,43] 0,14 [0,14–0,43] 0.131
Sweets 1,71 [1,29–2,14] 1,57 [1,29–2] 0.025
Soft drinks 0,43 [0,14–1] 0,29 [0,14–0,71] 0.007*
  1. FOC frequency of consumption. Results presented as means plus standard deviation (SD). T-test for continuous variables. BMI Body Mass Index. BL Baseline assessment. FUP Follow-up assessment