Figure 5 describes the differences in weight change, waist circumference change, and BMI change among adults in the general population for dietary interventions. Three studies analyzeBMI at 12 and 36 months; two studies analyze wasit circumference at 12 months, and two studies analyze weight at 12 and 36 months.

Figure 5Differences in weight change, waist circumference change, and BMI change for combination interventions among adults from the general population

BMI = body mass index; cm = centimeter; kg/m2 = kilogram/meter2; Kg: kilogram; PA = Physical activity; SM = Self-management; No difference = reported no difference between groups without providing values

* Unit of randomization; couples and adjusted for age, sex and correlation within couples.

† Unit of randomization; individual women and adjusted for education and employment level.

‡ Unit of randomization; schools and adjusted for baseline weight and school cluster.

¶ Unit of randomization; households and adjusted for age, gender, smoking, household configuration, income, education, race and correlation within household.

If the study did not report an estimate of variability, no confidence intervals were generated.

From: Results

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