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Table 3 Secondary outcomes change from baseline to 3 months, overall, and according to sex

From: Telecoaching plus a portion control plate for weight care management: a randomized trial

  Telecoaching + portion control Usual care  
  N median (25th, 75th) N median (25th, 27th) P value*
All Subjects      
 FFQ, total calories 38 −796, (-1303, -196) 41 −694 (-1371, -303) 0.662
 IPAQ, total METs/week 39 +757 (-720, +2104) 40 +61 (-1071, +790) 0.090
 WEL, total score 39 +12.0 (-4.0, +21.0) 40 +1.0 (-18.5, +16.25) 0.070
 NEIS: Goal setting 39 +1.0 (-1.0, +3.0) 40 −1.0 (-2.0, +1.0) 0.027
 NEIS: Restructuring plans 37 +1.0 (0.0, +1.0) 40 −1.0 (-2.0, +0.75) 0.006
 NEIS: Relapse prevention 39 +2.0 (0.0, +3.0) 39 0.0 (-1.0, +3.0) 0.066
Women      
 FFQ, total calories 33 −745 (-1233, -177) 26 −471 (-1224, -241) 0.598
 IPAQ, total METs/week 34 +778 (-479, +2158) 26 −257 (-2690, +565) 0.011
 WEL, total score 34 +12.5 (-4.0, +21.0) 26 −1.5 (-17.5, +14.0) 0.041
 NEIS: Goal setting 34 +1.0 (-0.25, +3.0) 26 0.0 (-2.0, +0.25) 0.104
 NEIS: Restructuring plans 32 +1.0 (0.0, +1.0) 26 −1.0 (-2.0, +0.25) 0.012
 NEIS: Relapse prevention 34 +2.0 (+0.75, +3.75) 25 0.0 (-1.5, +3.5) 0.125
Men      
 FFQ, total calories 5 −1316 (-2512, -607) 15 −707 (-1864, -342) 0.485
 IPAQ, total METs/week 5 −5280 (-8611, +3598) 14 +480 (-248, +1248) 0.431
 WEL, total score 5 +2.0 (-15.0, +31.0) 14 +6.5 (-23.0, +22.0) 0.963
 NEIS: Goal setting 5 +1.0 (-3.5, +2.5) 14 −1.5 (-2.0, +1.0) 0.811
 NEIS: Restructuring plans 5 +1.0 (−2.5, +15.0) 14 0.0 (−1.0, +1.0) 0.317
 NEIS: Relapse prevention 5 −2.0 (−2.5, +1.5) 14 0.0 (−1.25, +1.25) 0.543
  1. FFQ Food Frequency Questionnaire, IPAQ International Physical Activity Questionnaire, NEIS Neis Behavior Change Scale, WEL Weight Efficacy Life-Style Questionnaire
  2. *Wilcoxon rank sum test