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Table 5 Results of Survey-Weighted Logistic Regression for Trying to Lose Weight

From: Assessing weight perception accuracy to promote weight loss among U.S. female adolescents: A secondary analysis

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Variable
(reference category)
ORa CI (95%)b ORa CI (95%)b ORa CI (95%)b
Age 1.07 c 1.005-1.15 1.11 c 1.02-1.22 1.18 c 1.09-1.27
Hispanic origin 1.02 0.68-1.52 0.89 0.57-.139 0.99 0.63-1.54
Race       
   Black/African American 0.87 0.67-1.13 0.69 0.47-1.01 0.64 c 0.46-0.89
   American Indian/Native American 0.72 0.33-1.60 0.62 0.23-1.65 0.52 0.22-1.20
   Asian/Pacific Islander 0.93 0.50-1.74 1.48 0.78-2.78 1.38 0.73-2.61
   Other 1.44 0.77-2.71 1.44 0.73-2.85 1.42 0.72-2.79
Mother's Highest Level of Education       
   > 8th grade, not HS grad 1.37 0.75-2.49 1.08 0.59-1.98 1.57 0.91-2.74
   Business/trade, not HS 0.77 0.16-3.58 2.04 0.40-10.48 1.74 0.39-7.85
   HS graduate 0.86 0.44-1.68 0.95 0.53-1.73 1.23 0.72-2.10
   Completed a GED 0.64 0.27-.155 0.62 0.27-1.41 0.87 0.41-1.81
   Business/trade after HS 0.97 0.48-1.97 1.01 0.47-2.17 1.16 0.59-2.28
   Non-college graduate 0.88 0.46-1.68 1.04 0.55-1.98 1.32 0.75-2.33
   College graduate 0.81 0.41-1.63 0.74 0.36-1.51 1.07 0.57-2.00
   Post-graduate 0.62 0.30-1.31 0.57 0.29-1.13 0.87 0.47-1.62
Total Household Income 1.00 0.99-1.001 1.00 0.99-1.001 1.00 0.99-1.001
Actual Weight/BMI       
   Overweight    1.82 c 1.15-2.88   
   Obese    4.14 c 2.30-7.46   
Weight Perception (WP)       
   Slightly Overweight    13.10 c 9.59-17.88   
   Very Overweight    23.75 c 7.68-73.42   
WP Accuracy       
   Overweight or Obese, Not Overweight WP      1.84 c 1.15-2.94
   Overweight or Obese, Slightly Overweight WP      13.59 c 8.51-21.69
   Overweight or Obese, Very Overweight WP      22.62 c 7.30-70.07
  1. Note. a OR = odds ratio; b CI = confidence interval. c p < 0.05.