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Evid Based Nurs 7:105 doi:10.1136/ebn.7.4.105
  • Treatment

A school based programme to reduce carbonated drink consumption reduced obesity in children

School based educational programme to reduce carbonated drink consumption (intervention) v no intervention in children*

Outcomes Intervention No intervention
Baseline 1 year Baseline 1 year Difference in change from baseline (95% CI)
*BMI  =  body mass index. CI defined in glossary.
†Not significant.
BMI 17.4 17.9 17.6 18.3 0.1 (−0.1 to 0.3)†
Mean percentage > 91st percentile for BMI 20.3% 20.1% 19.4% 26.9% 7.7% (2.2 to 13.1)

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