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Table 2 Assessment information for all participants

From: The effect of a multi-disciplinary obesity intervention compared to usual practice in those ready to make lifestyle changes: design and rationale of Whanau Pakari

Key assessments Baseline 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months
Resting heart rate
Blood pressurea
Waist circumferenced
Hip circumferencee
Peak flowf
Acanthosis nigricans screen
Ear, nose and throat examinationg
Self report of Tanner pubertal stageh
Accompanying adult’s height and weight    
Blood samplingj    
  1. Technical/procedural information: ausing Welch Allyn portable sphygmomanometer with flexiport reusable blood pressure cuffs of appropriate size, bto 0.1 cm using average of three readings on Seca 213 portable stadiometer, cto 0.1 kg using Seca 813 digital scales, dSeca 201 standard measuring tape (at mid-point between the lower margins of the rib and the top of the iliac crest to 0.1 cm at end of normal expiration) [52]), ewidest girth, fusing Mini Wright peak flow meter, gusing Welch Allyn portable auroscope, hor from parent in very young children [31], iapart from RFC questionnaire (only performed at baseline), jfasting insulin, fasting glucose, liver function tests, C-reactive protein, glycated Haemoglobin (HbA1c), and fasting lipids