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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the total sample (Study population and Population that withdrew), separated by sex

From: The Health Initiative Program for Kids (HIP Kids): effects of a 1-year multidisciplinary lifestyle intervention on adiposity and quality of life in obese children and adolescents - a longitudinal pilot intervention study

  Study population (n = 42) Population that withdrew (n = 46)
  Total Boys Girls Total Boys Girls
n, No. (%) 42 (100) 21 (50.0) 21 (50.0) 46 (100) 16 (34.8) 30 (65.2)
Age, mean (SD), y 12.8 (3.14) 13.5 (2.59) 12.2 (3.49) 12.7 (2.95) 11.14 (2.11) 13.43 (3.02)
Body mass index, mean (SD), kg/m2 31.96 (5.94) 32.63 (5.97) 31.29 (5.67) 32.08 (6.49) 29.17 (6.88) 33.63 (5.69)
Body mass index z -score, mean (SD) 2.19 (0.34) 2.16 (0.34) 2.22 (0.34) 2.19 (0.32) 2.08 (0.35) 2.25 (0.29)
Waist circumference, mean (SD), cm 103.10 (14.66) 107.35 (15.47) 97.84 (11.60) 102.26 (16.32) 97.09 (16.78) 104.94 (15.41)
Body fat (BIA), mean (SD), % 40.95 (7.24) 39.96 (9.01) 41.95 (4.64) 41.89 (6.86) 37.26 (7.25) 44.87 (4.95)
Fat-free mass (BIA), mean (SD), kg 48.89 (15.00) 53.61 (16.89) 44.16 (10.94) 44.55 (10.67) 38.72 (7.70) 48.55 (7.45)
Tanner Stage, mean (SD) 3 (1.66) 3 (1.62) 3 (1.70) 3 (1.73) 2 (1.39) 4 (1.54)
QoL - Physical Functioning Score, Child report, mean (SD) 74.45 (16.47) 75.18 (13.19) 73.79 (18.93) 75.05 (15.89) 78.26 (10.84) 73.39 (17.73)
QoL - Physical Functioning Score, Parent report, mean (SD) 63.70 (19.43) 60.20 (20.90) 67.21 (17.13) 64.17 (17.86) 70.97 (13.23) 60.21 (18.97)
QoL - Emotional Functioning Score, Child report, mean (SD) 69.04 (14.86) 67.54 (15.00) 70.40 (14.59) 68.66 (17.16) 66.78 (16.28) 69.63 (17.52)
QoL - Emotional Functioning Score, Parent report, mean (SD) 64.02 (18.29) 68.48 (20.65) 70.34 (15.19) 63.19 (16.66) 65.70 (14.28) 61.73 (17.74)
Physical activity score, mean (SD) 2.26 (0.76) 2.40 (0.82) 2.12 (0.67) 2.47 (0.63) 2.69 (0.61) 2.37 (0.61)