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Table 6 Results of Survey-Weighted Logistic Regression for Engaging in Exercise as a Weight-Loss Methods

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

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Variable ORa CI (95%)b ORa CI (95%)b ORa CI (95%)b
Age 0.90 0.79-1.01 0.96 0.84-1.09 0.95 0.83-1.08
Hispanic origin 0.84 0.36-1.95 0.77 0.33-1.82 0.80 0.35-1.85
Race       
   Black/African American 0.75 0.37-1.54 0.73 0.36-1.47 0.76 0.36-1.58
   Native American 1.53 0.47-4.99 1.50 0.45-5.00 1.49 0.41-5.37
   Asian/Pacific Islander 0.45 0.14-1.46 0.41 0.12-1.37 0.43 0.13-1.45
   Other 1.71 0.76-3.85 2.22 c 1.03-4.79 2.26 c 1.05-4.88
Mother's Education       
   > 8th grade, not HS grad 0.58 0.25-1.32 0.53 0.22-1.28 0.52 0.21-1.32
   Business/trade, not HS 0.52 0.05-5.28 0.39 0.04-4.07 0.39 0.04-4.03
   HS graduate 0.87 0.36-2.14 0.81 0.30-2.17 0.81 0.29-2.25
   Completed a GED 0.34c 0.11-0.99 0.28c 0.08-0.93 0.30 0.09-1.02
   Business/trade after HS 1.27 0.46-3.48 1.00 0.34-2.96 1.01 0.33-3.10
   Non-college graduate 0.98 0.39-2.45 0.88 0.32-2.40 0.93 0.32-2.64
   College graduate 1.13 0.43-3.00 0.92 0.32-2.63 0.92 0.31-2.73
   Post-graduate 0.90 0.28-2.88 0.70 0.21-2.30 0.66 0.19-2.32
Total Household Income 1.01 0.99-1.01 1.01 0.99-1.01 1.01 0.99-1.01
Actual Weight/BMI       
   Overweight    1.15 0.68-1.93   
   Obese    0.75 0.44-1.28   
Weight Perception (WP)       
   Slightly Overweight    1.01 0.63-1.61   
   Very Overweight    0.96 0.43-2.14   
WP Accuracy       
   Overweight or Obese, Not Overweight WP      0.58 0.25-1.35
   Overweight or Obese, Slightly Overweight WP      0.93 0.59-1.45
   Overweight or Obese, Very Overweight Weight WP      1.23 0.52-2.93
  1. Note. a OR = odds ratio; b CI = confidence interval. c p < 0.05.