Journal of Obesity / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

School-Based Obesity Prevention Intervention in Chilean Children: Effective in Controlling, but not Reducing Obesity

Table 2

Comparison of BMI score and prevalence of obesity by school (2011-2012).

Sample SizeBMI % obesity
August
2011
November 2012P August
2011
November 2012P

Intervention schools
 Brigida560.77 (1.7)0.91 (1.33)0.32623.223.10.99
 B. Claro1141.45 (1.1)1.27 (1.1) 0.0002 28.125.40.83
 E. Frei2491.14 (1.1)1.12 (1.1)0.722.122.60.43
 C. Rica1701.14 (1.14)1.13 (1.14)0.81424.025.10.95
 R. Francia581.4 (1.4)1.31 (1.37)0.26426.325.40.82
Control schools
 G. Zañartu1121.22 (1.2)1.34 (1.2)0.0821.425.40.27
 J. Toribio1761.11 (1.2)1.39 (1.1) 0.0001 22.229.41 0.0003
 Lenka1171.11 (1.3)1.26 (1.3) 0.0035 26.529.90.46
 Siria4160.99 (1.1)1.1 (1.1) <0.001 16.818.50.32