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Table 1 Parent/Child interactions with SWITCH® program and parent-reported “Do”, “View”, and “Chew” behavior outcomes

From: A formative evaluation of the SWITCH® obesity prevention program: print versus online programming

Variables Overall Print SWITCH® Online SWITCH® Cohen’s d
N M SD n M SD n M SD
Impact Measures (Parent/Child Interaction)           
with SWITCH® “Do” part 90 2.96 .90 49 2.98 .92 41 2.93 .88 .06
with SWITCH® “View” part 88 2.81 .87 48 2.81 .91 40 2.80 .82 .01
with SWITCH® “Chew” part 90 3.03 .92 49 3.10 .90 41 2.95 .95 .16
Outcome Measures (Behavior Outcomes)           
“Do” behavior 89 3.73 .70 48 3.84 .64 41 3.60 .74 .35
“View” behavior 89 3.69 .65 49 3.65 .62 40 3.73 .70 -.12
“Chew” behavior 90 3.64 .59 49 3.75 .64 41 3.52 .51 .40
  1. Note: SWITCH® “Do”, “View”, and “Chew” refer to ≥ 60 minutes moderate-to-vigorous physical activity per day, ≤ 2 hours screen time per day, and ≥ 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day, respectively.