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Table 3 Preliminary Outcome Measures of Completers (n=44)

From: Feasibility and acceptability of a technology-based, rural weight management intervention in older adults with obesity

  Baseline (N=44) Week 26 (N=44) Difference (N=44) Percent Change p value
Anthropometric
 Weight, kg 97.8 ± 16.3 93.2 ± 15.8 −4.6 ± 3.5 −4.7 ± 3.5 < 0.001
 BMI, kg/m2 36.5 ± 5.2 34.7 ± 5.4 −1.8 ± 1.4 −5.1 ± 4.1 < 0.001
 Waist circumference, cm 115.5 ± 13.0 112.8 ± 11.9 −2.6 ± 5.4 −2.1 ± 4.7 0.01
 Waist to hip ratio 0.926 ± 0.081 0.935 ± 0.075 0.009 ± 0.0421 1.1 ± 4.7 0.21
Objective Measures
 30-s Sit To Stand, repetitions 13.5 ± 5.7 16.7 ± 5.9 3.1 ± 4.2 26.1 ± 35.6 < 0.001
a6 min walk test, m 387.0 ± 94.9 425.0 ± 91.7 42.0 ± 77.3 15.1 ± 28.2 0.005
aGait Speed, sec 1.05 ± 0.23 1.04 ± 0.20 −0.34 ± 0.14 −1.378 ± 11.6 0.16
aGrip Strength, kg 24.8 ± 9.9 25.9 ± 10.6 1.2 ± 7.0 14.7 ± 51.4 0.33
Subjective Measures
Late-Life Functionality
 Total 59.8 ± 8.2 63.2 ± 9.3 3.4 ± 4.7 < 0.001
 Upper extremity 78.4 ± 13.4 81.0 ± 12.7 2.6 ± 7.7 < 0.001
 Basic lower extremity 72.9 ± 12.5 79.3 ± 14.6 6.4 ± 11.1 < 0.001
 Advanced lower extremity 48.7 ± 12.3 53.3 ± 14.5 4.6 ± 8.2 < 0.001
Fitbit Activity Measures Mean Range Median   
% days worn* 81.7 ± 19.3 35.1–100 89.1
Steps per day 4078± 3819 0–29,884 3443
  1. aIncomplete objective data on adults unable to perform follow-up assessments
  2. Worn is defined as recorded ≥100 steps that day