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Table 3 Characteristics of ELI participation for the entire sample and by sex, ethnicity, and baseline body size

From: Results of a referral-based weight management program targeted toward children aged 2 to 6 years with obesity or severe obesity

  Visits post-baselineLength of follow-up, monthsFrequency distribution for final follow-up length, months
Nmean ± SD(min, max)mean ± SD(min, max)0.5–5.96.0–11.912.0–17.918+
All556.4 ± 3.8[1, 16]12.5 ± 6.4(0.6, 23.2)12131812
Sex
 Boys246.0 ± 3.8[1, 16]12.8 ± 6.8(1.8, 22.7)6576
 Girls316.6 ± 3.7[1, 14]12.3 ± 6.3(0.6, 23.2)68116
Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic195.4 ± 3.2[2, 14]11.0 ± 6.5(0.6, 23.2)6472
 Hispanic366.8 ± 4.0[1, 16]13.3 ± 6.4(1.2, 22.7)691110
Baseline body size
 Obese316.2 ± 3.9[1, 14]12.4 ± 6.8(0.6, 23.2)9598
 Severely obese246.5 ± 3.6[1, 16]12.6 ± 6.1(1.2, 22.7)3894