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Table 1 Baseline and changes of anthropometric measures after 3 years, following TEP and the DT

From: A family-based education program for obesity: a three-year study

Measured Parameter At baseline After a 3 year follow-up
Therapeutic Education Program (n.85 children)
BMI% 154.72 (19.6) -9.32 (15.3)*
BMI-SDS 2,54 (0.8) -0.44(0.7)**
Dietetic Therapy (n.105 children)
BMI% 141.78 (19.4) +1.89 (13.3)*
BMI-SDS 2.10 (0.7) -0.01(0.5)**
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. ** p < 0.01
  3. BMI%: Body Mass Index Percent;
  4. BMI-SDS: BMI Standard Deviation Score.
  5. Data are given as mean (SD).