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Table 4 Physical activity behaviour stratified by subgroups in late pregnancy

From: Effects of a lifestyle intervention in routine care on prenatal physical activity – findings from the cluster-randomised GeliS trial

TALIA in late pregnancy (T1)Intervention groupControl groupAdjusted effect size (95% CI)Adjusted p value
nMean ± SDnMean ± SD
Pre-pregnancy BMI categorya
 BMI 18.5–24.9 kg/m2n = 593129.8 ± 58.3n = 592127.8 ± 67.36.70 (3.99, 9.41)< 0.001
 BMI 25.0–29.9 kg/m2n = 219133.7 ± 68.0n = 201130.8 ± 65.75.49 (−1.93, 12.91)0.147
 BMI 30.0–40.0 kg/m2n = 97120.4 ± 63.3n = 118137.2 ± 82.86.34 (−4.51, 17.18)0.252
Age categoriesb
 18–25 yearsn = 114118.5 ± 62.2n = 130129.2 ± 77.3−3.26 (−16.40, 9.89)0.627
 26–35 yearsn = 689131.4 ± 61.1n = 657130.9 ± 69.07.25 (4.84, 9.66)< 0.001
 36–43 yearsn = 106131.5 ± 61.1n = 122123.4 ± 60.414.33 (2.97, 25.68)0.013
Educational levelc
 General secondary schooln = 124132.4 ± 68.3n = 141134.7 ± 85.38.98 (−1.27, 19.23)0.086
 Intermediate secondary schooln = 394127.1 ± 65.3n = 388128.6 ± 69.77.54 (2.05, 13.03)0.007
 High schooln = 390131.6 ± 54.7n = 380128.9 ± 61.55.61 (3.28, 7.94)< 0.001
  1. Depicted are mean MET-h/week ± standard deviation
  2. T0: Assessment before the end of the 12th week of gestation;
  3. T1: Assessment after the 29th week of gestation;
  4. TALIA: Total Physical Activity of Light Intensity and Above.
  5. aadjusted for pre-pregnancy age, parity, T0
  6. badjusted for pre-pregnancy BMI, parity, T0
  7. cadjusted for pre-pregnancy age, pre-pregnancy BMI, parity, T0