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Table 2 Factors associated with reported readiness to lose weight, stratified by weight related health risk - results from multivariate logistic regression analysis

From: Overweight and obese adults have low intentions of seeking weight-related care: a cross-sectional survey

  Odds ratio P-value (95% CI)
Final model: ready to lose weight, mild WRHR
Accurate perception of weight    
  No (reference)    
  Yes 14.16 <0.001 (5.71; 35.07)
Perceive dietitian as suitable caregiver    
  No (reference)    
  Yes 0.09 0.025 (0.01; 0.74)
Final model: ready to lose weight, moderate WRHR
Educational level    
  Low (reference)    
  Advanced 4.83 0.006 (1.58; 14.78)
  High 7.49 0.001 (2.19; 25.63)
Accurate perception of weight    
  No (reference)    
  Yes 3.68 <0.001 (1.91; 7.10)
Expectations of dietitian score 2.70 0.011 (1.26; 5.80)
Final model: ready to lose weight, severe WRHR
Marital status    
  Married (reference)    
  Divorced 4.67 0.167 (0.53; 41.3)
  Widowed 3.50 0.268 (0.38; 32.1)
  Never married 0.29 0.078 (0.07; 1.14)