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Table 2 Lifestyle behaviors of groups and adjusted group differences (95 % CI) of posttest

From: Effect of lifestyle interventions of pregnant women on their dietary habits, lifestyle behaviors, and weight gain: a randomized controlled trial

Variables Pre Post Adjusted mean difference to controlsa p valuea
Health-promoting lifestyle behavior     
Control 122.75 ± 17.66 125.11 ± 16.86   
Intervention 124.26 ± 16.96 138.22 ± 16.86 +11.02 (4.52–17.51) 0.001
Nutrition     
Control 21.62 ± 3.53 22.48 ± 4.26   0.023
Intervention 21.63 ± 4.68 23.33 ± 3.29 +1.62 (0.23–3.02)  
Physical activity     
Control 12.06 ± 4.24 14.04 ± 4.21   
Intervention 12.60 ± 3.42 17.91 ± 4.30 +3.12 (1.51–4.74) 0.0002
  1. CI confidence interval. Missing for each groups, n = 6. Control, n = 45; intervention, n = 45
  2. aANCOVA, mean group differences adjusted for baseline intake of the outcome variable (pretest), prepregnancy age, BMI, education year, and gravidity, p < 0.05