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Table 5 Physical activity levels of the participants at Baseline, Month 1, Month 3 and Month 6 post intervention

From: Effect of a nutrition education programme on the metabolic syndrome in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at a level 5 Hospital in Kenya: “a randomized controlled trial”

  NEP Mean (SE) NE
Mean (SE)
C
Mean (SE)
P value Difference in Change of physical activity between groups
NEP-NE
Mean (SE)
NEP-C
Mean (SE)
NE-C
Mean (SE)
Baseline 1024.32 (139.38) 1049.70 (138.231) 1015.39 (137.82) 0.955 −25.38 (197.96) 8.94 (197.10) 34.32 (194.66)
Changes in PA at Month 1
Changes in PA at Month 3
Changes in PA at Month 6
+ 570.92 (174.51)
+ 919.21 (192.96)
+ 1105.36 (220.60)
+ 116.21 (113.08)
+ 256.92 (193.45)
+ 380.12 (216.86)
+ 2.28 (172.56)
+ 15.71 (197.02)
+ 103.40 (223.92)
0.056
0.004
0.006
454.71 (247.87)
662.29 (275.29)
725.24 (311.00)
568.63 (246.79)
903.50 (277.27)*
1001.96 (316.12)*
113.93 (243.73)
241.22 (275.48)
276.72 (311.37)
  1. Data presented as Mean (SE).
  2. Physical activity levels presented as MET minutes per week.
  3. NEP: Nutrition education peer to peer support group; NE: Nutrition education group and C: control group.
  4. SE: Standard error of the mean.
  5. PA- physical activity level.
  6. MET; Metabolic equivalent.
  7. *-statistically significant at p < 0.01
  8. Adjusted for age, gender, marital status, education level family history of diabetes and years lived with diabetes.