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Table 4 Changes in the body composition parameters during intervention and maintenance phases

From: Impact of community lifestyle intervention on anthropometric parameters and body composition among overweight and obese women: findings from the MyBFF@home study

Body composition parameters Intervention phase
(0–6 months)
Group Effect (p-value) Maintenance phase
(6–12 months)
Group Effect (p-value) Overall
(0–12 months)
Group Effect (p-value)
Baseline mean (SD) 6 months mean (SD) Mean Differences (95%CI) 6 months mean (SD) 12 months mean (SD) Mean Differences (95%CI) β coefficient 95%CI p-value
Fat mass (kg)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 34.8 (7.9) 33.6 (8.1) −1.19 (− 1.70, −0.68) 0.592 33.6 (8.1) 33.9 (9.2) 0.38 (−0.52, 1.27) 0.346 −0.82 −1.56, − 0.08 0.002 0.053
 Control Group (n = 116) 32.8 (7.9) 31.8 (8.1) −0.98 (−1.56, − 0.41) 31.8 (8.1) 32.8 (9.2) 1.0 (0.08, 1.89) −0.02 −0.82, 0.78 0.953
Body fat (%)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 45.2 (5.0) 43.8 (5.4) −1.40 (−2.12, −0.67) 0.274 43.8 (5.4) 44.5 (7.4) 0.74 (−0.31, 1.79) 0.547 −0.66 −1.56, 0.24 0.152 0.532
 Control Group (n = 116) 44.7 (4.7) 43.9 (5.8) −0.85 (−1.50, − 0.20) 43.9 (5.8) 45.1 (7.3) 1.21 (0.07, 2.36) 0.35 −0.62, 1.32 0.482
Visceral fat area (cm2)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 128.1 (23.5) 122.5 (23.3) −5.56 (−7.38, −3.74) 0.113 122.5 (23.3) 124.8 (26.9) 2.30 (−0.38, 5.0) 0.614 −3.27 −5.48, −1.05 0.004 0.016
 Control Group (n = 116) 120.5 (23.9) 117.2 (24.2) −3.37 (−5.53, −1.20) 117.2 (24.2) 118.5 (27.7) 1.35 (−1.20, 3.89) −2.04 −4.49, 0.39 0.011
Skeletal muscle mass (kg)
 Intervention Group (n = 137) 22.2 (2.8) 22.2 (2.3) −0.05 (−0.30, 0.21) 0.324 22.2 (23.0) 22.4 (3.0) 0.17 (−0.16, 0.50) 0.189 0.13 −0.18, 0.44 0.418 0.033
 Control Group (n = 116) 21.5 (3.0) 21.3 (3.0) −0.21 (− 0.43, 0.001) 21.3 (3.0) 21.1 (3.0) −0.15 (− 0.51, 0.21) − 0.37 −0.68, − 0.06 0.020
  1. Overall models were adjusted for age and education level