Table 3

Maternal GWG between the intervention and control group
I C P
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Gestational weight gain (kg) 11.5 ± 4.2 12.6 ± 4.4 0.003
% %
Meet IOM goal 39.3 34.9 0.31
Exceed IOM goal 33.2 44.7 0.009
Below IOM goal 27.5 20.4 0.06

C, control group (n = 285); I, intervention (n = 235).

P value assessed using the independent samples t-test for continuous data and using the χ2 test for categorical data.

McGowan et al.

McGowan et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:140   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-140

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