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Table 3 Changes of obesity degree (Overweight, obese, non severely obese, severely obese) in the two groups, from baseline to the end of follow-up

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

  Decrease of obesity degree Increase of obesity degree
  TEP DT TEP DT
Overweight 25%(2/7) 29.17% (7/24) 12.5%(1/7) 33.33%(8/24)
Obese 39.74%(31/78)* 19.75%(16/81)*   
Non severely obese 38.5%(10/26) 19.6%(9/46) 11.5%(3/26) 15.2%(7/46)
Severely obese 40.4%(21/52) 20%(7/35)   
  1. *p < 0.01
  2. TEP : Therapeutic Education Program
  3. DT: Dietetic Therapy