Skip to main content

Table 1 Descriptive statistics at baseline and differences between the experimental and control groups regarding sociodemographic, anthropometric and psychosocial variables

From: Effectiveness analysis of an internet-based intervention for overweight adolescents: next steps for researchers and clinicians

  Experimental group Control group U p
  M SD M SD   
Age 14.48 1.91 14.52 1.78 718.50 .86
BMI 30.95 6.10 31.42 5.93 765.50 .74
Percentage of fat mass 40.48 6.42 38.81 6.63 791.00 .93
Quality of life 1.65 .59 1.56 .49 732.00 .51
Perceived benefits of the intervention 4.58 .62 4.47 .62 696.50 .30
Positive perspective of life 2.93 .61 3.20 .64 599.00 .05
Self-efficacy/adherence to treatment 3.31 .69 3.30 .69 1602.50 .87
Health responsibility 2.30 .66 2.40 .55 738.50 .55
  n % n % χ 2 p
Gender      .45 .50
 Male 18 45 21 52.5   
 Female 22 55 19 47.5