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Table 3 Adherence to the Mighty Mums study protocol

From: Mighty Mums – a lifestyle intervention at primary care level reduces gestational weight gain in women with obesity

Variable Intention-to-treat population Per-protocol population
  Mean (SD)
Median (range)
n = 438
Mean (SD)
Median (range)
n = 116
Food adherencea, of all visits 2.9 (0.8)
3 (1–4)
n = 346
3.2 (0.7)
3 (2–4)
Physical activity adherencea, of all visits 2.5 (0.8)
(1–4)
n = 356
2.8 (0.6)
3 (2–4)
Number of logbook visits 4.7 (2.3)
6 (0–7)
6.3 (0.6)
6 (5–7)
Composite variable for all activities 3.5 (1.7)
4 (0–7)
4.3 (1.1)
4 (3–7)
  n (%) n (%)
Adherencea to both food and physical activity criteria 119 (27.2) 116 (100)
Adherencea to food criteria 276 (63.0) 116 (100)
Adherencea to physical activity criteria 295 (67.4) 116 (100.0)
Use of pedometer 148 (34.7) 45 (38.8)
Use of walking poles 86 (20.0) 34 (29.3)
Contact with dietician 170 (39.0) 49 (42.2)
Participated in aqua aerobics 73 (16.9) 24 (20.7)
At least one visit with follow-up of food activities 333 (76.0) 116 (100)
At least one visit with follow-up of physical activity 317 (72.4) 116 (100)
At least one logbook visit 391 (89.3) 116 (100)
Number of logbook visits   
0–4 136 (30.9) 0 (0)
5–6 220 (50.2) 70 (60.3)
7 82 (18.7) 46 (39.7)
  1. Values represent mean (SD) and median (range) for continuous variables, and n (%) for categorical variables
  2. aAdherence = at least level 2 on at least three visits according to registration in logbook