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Table 5 Fundamental movement skills scores at baseline and follow-up in the intervention and control group

From: An active play intervention to improve physical activity and fundamental movement skills in children of low socio-economic status: feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial

  Intervention (n = 56) Control (n = 50) Difference between groups for the change
Baseline
Mean (SD)
Follow-up
Mean (SD)
Within group change
Mean; d
Baseline
Mean (SD)
Follow-up
Mean (SD)
Within group change
Mean; d
Mean (95% CI) d
GMQ score 87.7 (12.8) 90.8 (10.5) 3.1; 0.4 92.0 (12.1) 92.0 (10.1) 0.0; 0.0 3.2 (− 0.1, 6.4) 0.4
GMQ percentile 26.5 (23.6) 30.8 (20.1) 4.3; 0.3 34.3 (23.5) 33.2 (19.9) − 1.1; 0.1 5.4 (− 1.3, 12.0) 0.3
Locomotor score 8.6 (2.5) 9.0 (1.9) 0.4; 0.2 9.2 (2.5) 8.7 (1.8) − 0.4; 0.2 0.8 (0.1, 1.6) 0.4
Locomotor percentile 34.7 (25.3) 38.5 (21.0) 3.8; 0.2 40.7 (26.1) 35.5 (19.7) − 5.2; 0.2 8.9 (0.9, 17.0) 0.4
Object control score 7.3 (2.6) 7.9 (2.3) 0.6; 0.4 8.2 (2.3) 8.6 (2.0) 0.4; 0.2 0.2 (− 0.4, 0.9) 0.1
Object control percentile 24.4 (20.9) 29.5 (21.4) 5.1; 0.3 32.0 (22.1) 35.5 (19.8) 3.5; 0.2 1.6 (− 4.8, 8.0) 0.1